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INS Karanj reborn as Navy's Scorpene class submarine: 10 things to know

The state-of-the-art features of the Scorpenes include superior stealth and ability to launch crippling attacks with precision-guided weapons

INS Karanj reborn as Navy's Scorpene class submarine: 10 things to know
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INS Karanj

BS Web Team New Delhi
Indian Navy launched the third Scorpene class Karanj submarine at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai on Wednesday. Erstwhile Karanj was commissioned in Indian Navy on September 4, 1969 and was retired on August 1, 2003. Today she is reborn in a new avatar, according to Indian Navy's Twitter handle. Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba's wife Reena Lanba launched the submarine, which has been constructed by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) here.

The state-of-the-art features of the Scorpenes include superior stealth and ability to launch crippling attacks with precision-guided weapons. First of the Scorpene class submarines, INS Kalvari was

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First Published: Jan 31 2018 | 11:19 AM IST

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