Krivak or Talwar Stealth Frigates – UPSC Prelims

Krivak or Talwar stealth frigates:
  • Krivak or Talwar stealth frigates are a series of frigates and guard ships (patrol boats) built in the Soviet Union, primarily for the Soviet Navy since 1970.
  • Purpose: They are primarily used to accomplish a wide variety of naval missions. Such as finding and eliminating enemy submarines and large surface ships.
  • Indian Navy currently operates six Krivak class frigates weighing around 4,000 tonnes in two different batches. Such as
    • The Talwar class
    • The upgraded Teg class.
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