INS Ranvir

INS Ranvir is the fourth of the five Rajput-class destroyers built for the Indian Navy. Ranvir was commissioned on 28 October 1986.

INS Ravir (D54)
INS Ranvir
Name: INS Ranvir
Builder: 61 Kommunara Shipbuilding Plant
Commissioned: 28 October 1986
Homeport: Visakhapatnam
Identification: Pennant number: D54
Status: in active service
Seal of INS Ranvir
General characteristics
Class and type: Rajput-class destroyer
  • 3,950 tons standard,
  • 4,974 tons full load
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)
  • 4,000 mi (6,400 km) at 18 knots (33 km/h)
  • 2,600 miles (4,200 km) at 30 knots (56 km/h)
Complement: 320 (including 35 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Navigation: 2 × Volga (NATO: Don Kay) radar at I-band frequency,
  • Air: 1 × MP-500 Kliver (NATO: Big Net-A) radar at C-band or 1 × Bharat RAWL (Dutch Signaal LW08) radar at D-band (installed on INS Ranjit),
  • Air/Surface: 1 × MR-310U Angara (NATO: Head Net-C) radar at E-band, replaced by 1 × EL/M-2238 STAR[1]
  • Communication: Inmarsat,
  • Sonar: 1 × hull mounted Vycheda MG-311 (NATO: Wolf Paw) sonar replaced with Bharat HUMSA during MLR, 1 × Vyega MG-325 (NATO: Mare Tail) variable depth sonar
  • Anti-surface:
  • 8 × Brahmos supersonic missiles in aft VLS (replaces SAM launcher)
  • 4 × SS-N-2D Styx AShM missiles in inclined launchers
  • Air-defence:
  • 2 × Barak SAM 8 cell launchers (port and starboard)
  • 1 × S-125M (NATO: SA-N-1) SAM launchers
  • Guns:
  • 1 × 76.2 mm (3 in) main gun,
  • 2 × 30 mm (1.2 in) AK-630M CIWS
  • Anti-submarine:
  • 1 × 533 mm (21 in) PTA 533 quintuple torpedo tube launcher,
  • 2 × RBU-6000 anti-submarine mortars,
Aircraft carried: 1 × Ka-28 helicopter

Service history


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.[2]


On 22–26 May 2015, INS Ranvir with INS Shakti visited Singapore.[3] On 31 May - 4 June 2015, INS Ranvir with INS Shakti made a port call at Jakarta, Indonesia. She was commanded by Captain Jaswinder Singh.[4]


  1. ^ Friedman, Norman (2006). The Naval Institute guide to world naval weapon systems (5th ed.). Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute. p. 243. ISBN 1557502625.
  2. ^ 2 Indian warships anchored near SL Archived 30 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Indian Naval Ships Enter Freemantle (Perth), Australia". Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Ministry of Defence. 4 June 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Two Indian Navy warships arrive in Jakarta". Zee News. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2016.

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