INS Shishumar,First Submarine in Shishumar Class,Diesel-Electric Sub,Indian Navy

INS Shishumar,First Submarine in Shishumar Class,Diesel-Electric Sub,Indian Navy

INS Shishumar,First Submarine in Shishumar Class,Diesel-Electric Sub,Indian Navy

INS Shishumar (S44) is the lead vessel of the Shishumar class of diesel-electric submarines of the Indian Navy.It was commissioned on 22 September 1986 and is in active service in Indian Navy as of 2016.

INS Shishumar was made by a German company Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft,Kiel,Germnany.

INS Shishumar,First Submarine in Shishumar Class,Diesel-Electric Sub,Indian Navy

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Description,Engine and Power

The INS Shishumar has the length of 64.4m ,Beam length of 6.5m and Draught of 6 m.The submarine has the surface displacement of 1450 tons and 1850 tons when dived underwater.

The submarine is diesel powered and has a total of nine motors ;2x 2400 hp diesel-electric motors,1x 4600 hp Siemens motor,4x 1.8 MW Siemens alternators and 1 Shaft.

The submarine has a speed of 11 knots (19km/h) on surface,22 knots (31 km/h) when submerged and In Snorkel mode the speed of submarine is 9 Knots(17 km/h).The range is 8000 nautical miles (15,000 km) at 8kn (15 km/h) when snorting.INS Shishumar,First Submarine in Shishumar Class,Diesel-Electric Sub,Indian Navy

Armaments and Other Details

INS Shishumar has  a crew capacity of 40 (including 13 Officers.It can submerged to the maximum test depth of 260 m (980 ft).INS Shishumar,First Submarine in Shishumar Class,Diesel-Electric Sub,Indian Navy

INS Shishumar is equipped with  24 × external strap-on mines and 14x AEG-SUT Mod 1 wire-guided active/passive torpedoes.

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