NWI - Naval Warfare

Indian Navy gets hands on first Scorpene, only five years late

27th September 2017 - 08:17 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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The first of six Scorpene diesel-electric submarines being licence-built for the Indian Navy (IN) by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) was delivered on 21 September.

Kalvari, an 1,870t boat, is expected to be commissioned soon, likely next month. It was launched in October 2015 and commenced sea trials in ...

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