|Builder:||61 Kommunara Shipbuilding Plant|
|Commissioned:||28 October 1986|
|Identification:||Pennant number: D54|
|Status:||in active service|
|Class and type:||Rajput-class destroyer|
|Length:||147 m (482 ft)|
|Beam:||15.8 m (52 ft)|
|Draught:||5 m (16 ft)|
|Propulsion:||4 × gas turbine engines; 2 shafts, 72,000 hp (54,000 kW)|
|Speed:||35 knots (65 km/h)|
|Complement:||320 (including 35 officers)|
|Sensors and |
|Aircraft carried:||1 × Ka-28 helicopter|
INS Ranvir along with INS Mysore were anchored just outside Sri Lankan territorial waters to provide security for the Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, and other high-ranking officials at the 15th SAARC summit.
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In addition to the guns, a guided-missile destroyer is usually equipped with two large missile magazines, usually in vertical-launch cells. Some guided-missile destroyers contain powerful radar systems, such as the United States’ Aegis Combat System, and may be adopted for use in an anti-missile or ballistic-missile defense role. This is especially true of navies that no longer operate cruisers, so other vessels must be adopted to fill in the gap.INS Batti Malv
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