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.