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INS Vela: Indian Navy to commission indigenously built Scorpene-class submarine

The Indian Navy is set to commission INS Vela, on November 25, 2021, which is the fourth stealth Scorpene class submarine under Project 75. Key Points Induction of INS Vela will boost its combat capability. Project 75 comprises of construction of six submarines of Scorpene design. Out of six, three submarines namely Karanj, Kalvari, Khanderi, ..

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Indian Navy launches fifth Scorpene Submarine “Vagir”

On November 12, 2020, the Indian Navy launched the fifth Scorpene submarine “Vagir” at Mazagon Dock of south Mumbai. The submarine is capable of taking missions such as anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, mine laying, intelligence gathering and area surveillance. Key Highlights Vagir is a part of six Kalvari class submarine that is being built in ..

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Acquisition Plans of the Indian Navy

The Indian Navy has plans to induct several items to improve its core-competence and power projection abilities in its area of responsibility. Among the major items of acquisition planned are 24 new MH-60R anti-submarine helicopters, 10 advanced P-8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft (both from the United States via the Foreign Military Sales route), 111 naval ..

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How the INS Vela can add to Indian Naval capabilities?

The Indian Navy has launched the fourth Stealth Scorpene-Class submarine INS Vela. It was the fourth submarine that was launched by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited after it entered into contract with French collaborator Ms Naval Group (earlier known as DCNS) for construction and transfer of technology for six Scorpene class submarines under Project 75. How ..

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4th Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela launched

The Indian Navy launched fourth Stealth Scorpene-Class submarine ‘INS Vela’ at state owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is fourth submarine that was launched by MDL after it entered into contract with French collaborator Ms Naval Group (earlier known as DCNS) for construction and transfer of technology for six Scorpene class ..

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