Aero India 2019: India to receive second Scorpene-class submarine by April 2019


The Indian Navy will likely receive its second Scorpene-class submarine, Khanderi by March, or April 2019. The matter was confirmed with Jane’s by chairman and managing director of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDL), Commodore Rakesh Anand, at Aero India 2019.

Meanwhile, the third submarine Karanj is also likely to be delivered by end of year 2019, he added. Both Khanderi and Karanj are currently undergoing sea acceptance trials.

The programme’s first-of-class, INS Kalvari was commissioned in December 2017, after a delay of more than six years from the original contracted timelines.

The contract for the licensed production of six Scorpene-class submarines at MDL, Mumbai, was signed on 6 October 2005 under Project 75. Read More

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