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India gets its sixth Scorpene-class submarine ‘INS Vagsheer’ in Mumbai

MUMBAI: India’s defence naval fleet got more teeth on Wednesday as defence secretary Ajay Kumar launched INS Vagsheer, the sixth Scorpene-class submarine under Project-75, at Mazagon Dock in Mumbai. Vagsheer is named after the sand fish, a deadly deep-sea predator of the Indian Ocean. The first submarine Vagsheer, ex-Russia (then Soviet Union), was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 26 December 1974, and was decommissioned on 30 April 1997 after almost three decades of maritime service. The Mazagon Dock has so far delivered four Scorpene-class submarines under the project to the Indian Navy – INS Kalvari, INS Khanderi, INS […]

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