Vaghsheer, Indian Navy’s sixth and final Kalvari class submarine, is scheduled for delivery to the Indian Navy in early 2024 after the completion of the sea trials.
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INS Vaghsheer (S26) is the sixth submarine of the first batch of six Kalvari-class submarines for the Indian Navy.
It is named after the sand fish, a deadly deep-sea predator of the Indian Ocean and designed by French naval Defence and energy group Naval Group and manufactured by Mazagon Dock Limited.
It is designed to operate in all theatres of operation, showcasing interoperability with
Other components of a Naval Task Force.
What are Kalvari-class submarines?
The Kalvari class is a class of diesel-electric attack submarines based on
the Scorpene-class submarine being built for the Indian Navy.
The submarines are designed by French naval Defence and energy company DCNS and are being manufactured by Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai.
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It has been constructed with technology transfer from French firm Naval Group under a programme called Project 75.
The state-of-the-art technology used in Scorpene-class has superior stealth features such as advanced acoustic silencing techniques,
low radiated noise levels and ability to launch crippling attacks with precision-guided weapons on board.
They can attack through launching the torpedoes and anti-ship missiles while underwater or on the surface.
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Sea Trial of INS Vaghsheer,Sea Trial of INS Vaghsheer