Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) is ready to undertake sea trials of India’s first ocean surveillance ship by the end of September 2018. VC 11184 is the name referred and will be formally named after its induction into the Indian Navy. China, Japan ,Russia ,United States operates similar platforms
The Ship has a displacement of more than 10,000 tones, length of 175m, beam of 22m, and depth of 6m and can attain a speed of 21 km. It is powered by two imported 9,000 kW combined diesel and diesel (CODAD) configuration engines and three 1200 kW auxiliary generators. The ship will have a special team from National Technical Research Organization on board. The ship cost around 7.5 billion and has been designed in India by Vik Sandvik Design India
The design department of HSL used AVEVA Marine software for 3D-modeling Structural foundations and complete modeling of Heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and also modified pipe and cable trays. The software has a capability to model a complete ship, extract the design drawings & documentation; and build a complete end-2-end knowledge repository in AVEVA Marine
The VC 11184 is the first Indian Navy strategic weapons aimed at strengthening the country’s defences.
The ship is fitted with two objectives i.e. a primary X band and a secondary S band active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar. It has a long open deck with ample space for installing multiple missile tracking antennas. This ship can carry a crew of 300 with a single helicopter and has a large deck