Brahmaputra Class

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BRAHMAPUTRA CLASS SHIPS (FRIGATES)

INS Brahmaputra (F 31)

INS Beas (F 37)

INS Betwa (F 39)

Depiction

A grey coloured, one horned Indian Rhinoceros

Drawn From

The beast is unique to the Brahmaputra Valley in the North Eastern Region of India.

Means

"It symbolises the ferocity and unrelenting retribution that a potential adversary would expose itself to, should it choose to provoke the 'Raging Rhino'

Depiction

A flaming 'Sudarshan Chakra' of Lord Krishna against a red background. This is also associated with the Jawal Amukhi in the Beas Valley

Drawn From

The chakra is based on the original, preserved in the Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai.

 

Enormous Strength, Peerless' 

Depiction

Stupa of Sanchi

 

Drawn From

 
The famous Stupa of Sanchi, located on the banks of river Betwa in Vidisha (Sanchi) area of India.

Means

 

'The Impregnable'

 

 

Capabilities / Features

Information
Displacement (Tonnes) Full load 3,850 ton
Dimension Length Overall 126.5 M
  Beam 14.5 M
Speed (knots)   27
Complement   313 (40 Officers)