INS Tarkash commissioned into Navy

Russia-built multirole stealth frigate INS Tarkash

  • Tarkash belongs to the second batch of three imagemodified Krivak-III (Talwar) class frigates India ordered from Russia in 2006 under a $1.6-billion contract. 
  • The first frigate of the batch, INS Teg, was delivered in April and the third one, INS Trikand, is undergoing dock trials and is expected to be handed over next summer after completing sea trials in the Baltic Sea.
  • The ship’s sonar and its entire communications set-up are Indian
  • Russia ready to discuss shifting construction of warships to India

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