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Third Scorpene submarine INS Karanj commissioned into service

The Indian Navy has inducted into service the third Scorpene-class conventional diesel-electric submarine called INS Karanj on March 10, 2021. Highlights The watercraft called INS Karanj was commissioned by the former Navy Chief, Admiral V.S. Shekhawat. He was the Commanding Officer of previous version of the INS Karanj during 1971 India-Pakistan War. Background INS Karanj ..

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A Boost for DRDO’s AIP system

The Air Independent Propulsion system enhances the submerged endurance of the submarines several times. As compared to other technologies fuel cell AIP has merits in performance. DRDO is now set to build fuel-cell based AIP system for Indian Naval Submarines. Air Independent Propulsion AIP is a technology that allows the non-nuclear submarines to operate without ..

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INS Karanj: Third submarine of Scorpene class launched

Indian Navy has launched Scorpene submarine INS Karanj at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), Mumbai, Maharashtra. It the third Scorpene class submarine built by MDL under ambitious Project 75 of the Indian Navy. INS Karanj has been named after older submarine as per Indian naval tradition that was in operation from 1969 to 2003. ..

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