Indian Navy launches third Scorpene-class submarine Karanj in Mumbai
The third Scorpene-class submarine ‘Karanj’ was launched at Mazagon Dock. Karanj is the third of the six Scorpene-class submarines being built by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) under the P-75I project.
Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, was the chief guest on the occasion. The submarine has an overall length of 67.5 meters and a height of about 12.3 meters.
The first one, INS Kalvari, was commissioned on December 14 last year.
The second one, Khandari, has already been launched and is undergoing sea trials.
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