"INS Karanj, third Scorpene-Class Submarine, commissioned into Indian Navy"

10th Mar,2021

"INS Karanj, third Scorpene-Class Submarine, commissioned into Indian Navy"


INS Karanj, India’s third Scorpene-class diesel-electric locomotive submarine, was commissioned into the Indian Navy in urban centre on Wed. The Scorpene-class submarine was commissioned into the Indian Navy in urban centre in presence of Chief of service workers Admiral Karambir Singh and Admiral (Retired) VS Shekhawat.Six Scorpene submarines area unit being engineered below Project-75 by Mazagon Dock restricted below technology transfer from service cluster of France, as a part of a $3.75 billion deal signed in Oct 2005. However, the programme was delayed by four years thanks to construction.The first submarine of the category, INS Kalvari, was commissioned in Dec 2017 and therefore the second, INS Khanderi, in Sep 2019.
The fourth submarine, Vela, was kicked off the water in might 2019 and therefore the fifth, Vagir, in Gregorian calendar month 2020, and each area unit undergoing ocean trials. The sixth is in a complicated stage of arming.the Navy is trying to put in Air freelance Propulsion (AIP) modules on all Scorpene submarine to reinforce endurance. The initial decide to install the AIP plugs on the last 2 submarines throughout manufacture didn't fructify because the native module from the Defence analysis and Development Organisation (DRDO) got delayed.
On Tuesday, the DRDO proclaimed that the native module had crossed a very important milestone in performance and had “reached the stage of maturity for article of furniture into target vessels.”The set up is to put in the modules on all Scorpene submarines as they are going for his or her refit. Kalvari is regular for traditional refit in 2023.