29 November 2022

New Delhi: After last week’s test of a nuclear-capable ballistic missile from nuclear powered submarine INS Arihant, India’s underwater combat arm is set to get another major boost early next year with the induction of another nuclear and diesel-electric conventional submarine.

INS Sindhuratna, which had a major accident in February 2014 that killed two officers, is slated to return to Mumbai after undergoing a protracted ” medium refit cum – life extension ” upgrade at Severodvinsk in Russia in February. INS Sindhuratna is the second of the four old Russian Kilo-class submarines earmarked to undergo the modernization upgrade, each costing around Rs 1,400 crore, to stem the depletion in the conventional fleet.

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The Navy will also commission the fifth of the six new French-origin Kalvari class Scorpene submarines being built at Mazagon Docks under the over Rs 23,000 crore Project – 75 ‘, with the last one following in 2024. They will be commissioned as INS Vagir and INS Vagsheer.

. With advanced stealth features, the Scorpenes are equipped with both long-range guided torpedoes as well as anti-ship missiles as well as advanced sonars and sensor suites. INS Vela, the fourth Scorpene commissioned last November, in fact, returned to its home port at Mumbai on October 15 after a record eight – and – a – half month long cross – coast deployment.

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