TNPSC Current Affairs January 2017,12
INS Khanderi, India’s second Scorpene class
The Second Scorpene class
submarine, INS Khanderi was launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited,
Mumbai. It has the superior stealth and ability to launch a crippling attack
with torpedoes as well as tube-launched anti-ship missiles, whilst underwater
or on surface.
About INS Khanderi
INS Khanderi is designed to operate in all theatre including Tropics.
It is named after the Island fort of Maratha forces. It is the 2nd
of the six submarines being built at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited in
collaboration with m/s
DCNS of France as a part of
project 75 ok Indian Navy.
The first one in this series is Kalvari
which is currently under sea trials and it will soon commissioned in
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