Vagir, the fifth submarine of the Kalvari class, will be commissioned on 23 Jan 2023.

  • The Indian Navy will commission the fifth Kalvari-class submarine Vagir on 23 January 2023, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar will be the chief guest for the ceremony.
  • These submarines are being built in India by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai in collaboration with M/s Naval Group, France.
  • Four Kalvari class submarines have already been inducted into the Indian Navy.

Vagir :

Vagir will enhance the Indian Navy’s capability to advance India’s maritime interests and is capable of undertaking a variety of missions including anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, intelligence gathering, mine laying and surveillance missions.

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