The 6500-tonne ship, is the second warship of Project 15 A, built by Mazgaon Dock Limited Mumbai. The INS Kochi is equipped with 'pontoon-assisted launch technique'.
The INS Kochi has been designed with using advanced technologies.
In addition, four AK-630 rapid-fire guns and a medium range gun will boost the ship's close-range defence capability.
The ships will also be fitted with indigenously developed twin-tube torpedo launchers and anti-submarine rocket launchers.