Brahmaputra Class, Godavari Class

Indian Navy Ships

FRIGATES

Brahmaputra Class

The Brahmaputra class frigates are the guided-missile frigates of the Indian Navy, designed and built in India. They have a displacement of 3850 tons and a length of 126 metres. Although of similar hull and dimension, internally, the Brahmaputra and Godavari classes have different configurations, armaments and capabilities. The ship-class has acquired its name owing to the 'River Bhrahmaputra'. Other ships of the class are also named after Indian Rivers.

Brahmaputra Class
Name Pennant No Date of Commission
Brahmaputra F 31 14 Apr 2000
Beas F 37 11 Jul 2005
Betwa F 39 07 Jul 2004

Godavari Class

The Godavari class frigates are the guided-missile frigates. The Godavari class was the first significant indigenous warship design and development initiative of the Indian Navy. Its design is a modification of the Nilgiri class frigate with a focus on indigenous content, a larger hull and updated armaments.The class and the lead ship, INS Godavari are named after the Godavari River. Subsequent ship in the class, INS Gomati also takes her name from Indian river.INS Gomati was the first Indian Navy vessel to have digital electronics in her combat data system.

Godavari Class
Name Pennant No Date of Commission
Gomati F 21 16 Apr 1988

NOTE:- All Ships are prefixed with letters 'INS' when being referred to by their Indian Navy designated Names