INS Rajput

INS Rajput is the Indian Navy’s lead ship of the Rajput class built by the Soviet Union. Commissioned in 1980, she is Indian Navy’s first destroyer that participated in several noteworthy operations like Operation Aman (to assist the Indian Peace Keeping Force), Operation Pawan (for patrolling the Sri Lankan coast against LTTE) etc. After 41 years of operations, this destroyer was decommissioned by the Indian Navy.


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