Navy to get INS Vela submarine today


New Delhi: The Indian Navy will commission INS Vela, its fourth Scorpene-class submarine, on Thursday. INS Vela’s induction will boost the Navy’s combat capability.

The commissioning is taking place under Project 75, which includes construction of six submarines of the Scorpene class. These submarines can undertake multifarious missions such as anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, intelligence gathering, mine laying, area surveillance etc.

Three of these submarines – Kalvari, Khanderi, Karanj – have already been commissioned

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