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INS Vaghsheer

INS Vaghsheer:

The sixth Scorpene Submarine of Project-75, Indian Navy’s Kalvari class, ‘Vaghsheer’ recently commenced her sea trials.

  • INS Vagsheer (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.
  • It is 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.
  • The Kalvari class is a class of diesel-electric attack submarines based on the Scorpène-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.
  • It has been constructed with technology transfer from French firm Naval Groupunder a programme called Project 75.