Indian Navy’s 5th Scorpene-class submarine hits the water

first_img Photo: Vagir Submarine; Image by Indian Navy The 5th Scorpene Class submarine of the Indian Navy (Project 75) was launched today at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders in Mumbai. The 5th of #IndianNavy’s Kalvari Class submarines (Project 75) launched today #12Nov 20.Named ‘Vagir’ in accordance with the Naval traditions by Smt Vijaya Shripad Naik. Hon’ble Rajya Raksha Mantri @shripadynaik, was Chief Guest & joined via VC.#[email protected] https://t.co/gLWR3Hnj4Z pic.twitter.com/6QOK5AJ3BZ— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) November 12, 2020 The submarine integrates superior stealth features and can operate in various types of missions including anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, mine laying, and area surveillance. The submarine, named Vagir, was launched in accordance with the naval traditions by Vijaya Shripad Naik, wife of India’s Minister of State for Defense. Vagir Submarine; Image by Indian Navy #WATCH The fifth Scorpene #submarine Vagir of Project 75 being launched into the sea at Mazagon Dock #Mumbai#MakeInIndia #AatmaNirbharBharat @DDNewslive @PIB_India @SpokespersonMoD @indiannavy pic.twitter.com/PDdxkoODkE— PRO Defence Mumbai (@DefPROMumbai) November 12, 2020 View post tag: Indian Navy View post tag: submarine Share this article The first two ships from the series, Kalvari and Khanderi, have been already commissioned into service, while the third submarine Karanj and the fourth one named Vela are undergoing sea trials. Construction is underway on the final vessel from the series as well. The vessel is part of a series of six Kalvari-class submarines that are being built in India and the ships have been designed by French DCNS. View post tag: Scorpene-classlast_img read more