Scorpène-class submarine: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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 ..

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 ..

INS Vela is launched under Indian Navy’s Project-75

The fourth of Indian Navy’s stealth Scorpene class Submarines of Project 75, INS Vela has recently launched for trials at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. The submarines are being built at Mazagon Dock Limited, with the main collaborator being M/s Naval group, France. The INS Vela is the ..

Indian Navy initiates process to acquire six lethal submarines under ambitious Project-75 India

To counter growing Chinese footprint in Indian ocean region, the Indian Navy has initiated the process to acquire six lethal submarines under the ambitious Project-75 India (I). The project would cost Rs 50,000 crore. Under Project 75-India, the Navy wants to build six conventional diesel-electric submarines which would be almost 50% bigger than the under-construction ..

INS Kalvari India’s first indigenously built Scorpene submarine delivered to Indian Navy

India’s first indigenously built Scorpene submarine “ INS Kalvari” has been delivered to the Indian Navy at the Mazagon Dock Ltd shipyard and will soon be commissioned. Kalvari is named after the dreaded Tiger Shark, a deadly deep sea predator of the Indian Ocean. It can carry 18 torpedoes and travel 1,020km underwater. The 66-metre ..