Delivery of fifth Scorpene submarine ‘Vagir’ to the Indian Navy.

  • The fifth Scorpene submarine, Vagir of Project – 75 Kalvari class submarines has been handed over to the Indian Navy by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai.
  • The Defense Ministry said, the submarine will soon be inducted into the Navy and its capability will be enhanced.
  • Project-75 involves indigenous construction of six submarines of the Scorpene design. These submarines are being built at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai in collaboration with Naval Group, France.
  • Launched on 12th Nov 2020, Vagir commenced the sea trials from 1st Feb 2022 and it is a matter of great pride that she has completed all major trials including the weapon and sensor trials in the shortest time in comparison to the earlier submarines.
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