INDIA's Scorpene Class Submarine INS Kalvari to be commissioned shortly into INDIAN NAVY
INS Kalvari, India’s first Scorpene class submarine under Project 75 is likely to be commissioned into Indian Navy in the coming weeks.
INS Kalvari which was launched on 28 October 2015 since then has completed Basin trials and Harbor acceptance trials in April 2016 and also has completed dive trials.
INS Khanderi Second Scorpene class submarine is at an advanced stage of construction and will be launched in September this year and delivery of successive boats have been compressed to nine months and the project is expected to be completed by 2020.
Follow-up Project 75-I will take off by 2021-22 by then Indian Navy plans to issue RFP for new conventional submarines.