DRDO's AIP system gets boost with the operation of land-based prototype
The DRDO programme to build a fuel cell-based Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system for Indian Naval Submarines crossed several milestones in technology maturity as the operation of the land-based prototype engineered to the form-and-fit of a submarine was conducted at the Naval Materials Research Laboratory in Ambernath, Maharashtra on Wednesday.
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Rajnath Singh commissions INS Khanderi attack submarine
The Defence Minister also commissioned the first of India's P-17 Shivalik-class frigate Nilgiri and the aircraft carrier drydock into the Indian Navy during the ceremony.
With additions like INS Khanderi, we're capable of giving Pakistan much bigger blow: Rajnath Singh
Lauding the name given to the Kalvari-class submarine, Rajnath said, "The name Khanderi is inspired by the dreaded 'Sword Tooth Fish,' a deadly fish known to hunt whilst swimming close to the bottom of the ocean."
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INS Khanderi boosts India's maritime combat lethality
As per the Indian Navy, the INS Khanderi is one of the most potent platforms to have been constructed in India that can compare with the best in the world.
MDL hands over Scorpene class submarine 'Khanderi' to Navy
The Scorpene class of submarines can undertake multifarious tasks typically undertaken by any modern submarine that include anti-surface as well as anti-submarine warfare.
Second deadly Scorpene submarine to be commissioned this month after some delay
The long-delayed 1,565-tonne submarine INS Khanderi is commissioned later this month which is the second of the six French-origin Scorpene diesel-electric submarines under construction at Mazagon Docks.
2nd Scorpene-class submarine 'Khanderi' to be commissioned on September 28
He said with the commissioning of 'Khanderi' and launch of 'Nilgiri', the combat potential of Navy will "go up many fold".
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to commission them in Mumbai on September 28.
India's 2nd Scorpene-class submarine to be commissioned on September 28
India's second Scorpene-class attack submarine INS Khanderi will be commissioned into the Navy by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Mumbai on September 28, defence officials said on Wednesday.
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