Second indigenous Scorpene submarine Khanderi launched
Posted on: 12-01-2017 , 03:28:PM | DY365 Bureau
Jan 12, 2017- INS Khanderi, the second indigenously built Scorpene submarine, was launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai on Thursday.
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba was present on the occasion.
The submarine's features include superior stealth, precision guided weapons, tube-launched anti-ship missiles.
It can undertake multifarious types of missions, i.e anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, intelligence gathering, mine laying, area surveillance, etc.
Khanderi is the second of the six submarines being built at the MDL in collaboration with DCNS of France, as part of Project-75 of the Indian Navy.