Arun Jaitley announced Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Sea Trials

Posted on:02 Jun 2017 14:11:16
Arun Jaitley announced Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Sea Trials
02 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Defence Minister Arun Jaitley announced the second Scorpene-class submarine is ready for surface sea trial.

  • INS Khanderi, the second Scorpene class submarine has been built at Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  • It is named Khanderi, after the Island fort of Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji which played had a vital role in ensuring their supremacy at sea in late 17th century.

  • It is the second of the six submarines being built at MDL in collaboration with France’s DCNS as part of Project 75 of Indian Navy.


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