Talwar Class

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TALWAR CLASS (FRIGATES)

INS Talwar (F 40)

INS Trishul (F 43)

INS Tabar (F 44)

Depiction

 Two crossed Swords on a red background.

Means

'The Fighter'

Depiction

 A strong arm rising out from under the sea, holding the powerful Trident (Trishul in Hindi).

Drawn From

The Hindu Mythological legend of 'Trishul'

Means

'The Powerful'

Depiction

 
Two Battle Axes crossed against each other over a red background with three blue wave lines.
 
Drawn From
 
The 'Tabar' is a weapon which finds a mention in various ancient Hindu scriptures as a preferred weapon of the Gods. Also known as the 'Parashu', it was wielded by the mythological 'Parashurama' who is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
 

Means

 
The supermacy of the Battle 'Axe' (Tabar) during War at Sea

 

INS Teg (F-45)

INS Tarkash (F-50)

Depiction

 
Two weapons 'Teg' forming a cross. In the sky coloured background are the sea Waves
 

Means

 
"The lethal effect of Teg at Sea"

Depiction

An armed hand appearing from under the sea with the sky blue background and the sea waves below

Means

 
"The armed lethality at sea"

 

 

Capabilities / Features

Information

Displacement (Tonnes)  Full Load 6200
   
Dimension Length OA 163 M
Beam 17.4 M
Speed (knots)   28
Complement   350 (40 Officers)