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Navy's fifth Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' launched at Mazagon Dock

Indian Navy's fifth Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' was launched on Thursday at Mumbai's Mazagon Dock

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Indian Navy | Scorpene | Submarine

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Navy's fifth Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir'
Navy's fifth Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' (Photo: Twitter)

Indian Navy's fifth Scorpene

class 'Vagir' was launched on Thursday at Mumbai's Mazagon Dock.

Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik launched the through video conferencing.

Vagir is part of the six Kalvari-class submarines being built in India. The submarines, designed by French naval defence and energy company DCNS, are being built as part of Indian Navy's Project-75.

INS Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines, was launched in 2017, followed by Khanderi, Karanj and Vela.

These submarines can undertake missions like anti- surface warfare, anti-warfare, intelligence gathering, mine laying, and area surveillance, an official said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Thu, November 12 2020. 11:38 IST
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