India’s Scorpene Sub Launched

Photo: DCNS

Khanderi, the second of Kalvari class submarines with Scorpene design, was launched this month at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai.

Union Minister of State for Defence Shri Subhash Bhamre attended the event in presence of Commodore Rakesh Anand, IN (Retd), CMD of MDL and Pierre Legros, Head of Naval Programs at DCNS.

Kalvari class submarines are based on Scorpene type diesel-electric attack submarines designed by DCNS and built by MDL.

This launch started trail of events, which leads to the separation of the submarine from the pontoon on which it is being assembled and its final setting afloat. Pressure testing, setting-to-work and commissioning of various systems of the submarine continued after the launching.

Khanderi will undergo trials and tests, both in harbour and at sea, on and under surface.

The first of class, Kalvari, is currently advancing constructively in its major sea trial milestones before she gets commissioned and enters into service in the Indian Navy in the next few months. Four other submarines will follow in the wake of Khanderi, at intervals of nine months.

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