The Indian Navy’s Missile Corvette INS Prabal on Friday destroyed an old decommissioned Godavari class frigate during a naval drill in the Arabian sea. An anti-ship missile (AShM) launched by INS Prabal and with impeccable accuracy destroyed the frigate.
The video of the missile destroying the frigate is shared by the Indian Navy on its official twitter handle. The Indian Navy tweeted, “#AShM launched by #IndianNavy Missile Corvette #INSPrabal, homes on with deadly accuracy at max range, sinking target ship.” NAG, Anti Tank Guided Missile, Successfully Clears Final User Trial (Watch Video).
Video of INS Prabal launching The Missile:
Godavari-class frigates were commissioned into the Indian Navy in 1983. Two of these frigates – INS Godavari and INS Ganga- were decommissioned in 2015 and 2018 respectively. According to a report published in NDTV, one of these two ships was sunk in the drill. Notably, these Godavari-class frigate were built in India.