Indian Navy commissions third Kalvari-class submarine

INS Karanj, India's third Kalvari-class submarine, during its commissioning ceremony on March 10, 2021 (Photo: Indian Navy)

The Indian Navy commissioned its newest diesel-electric submarine into service on Wednesday, March 10.

INS Karanj is the third submarine in the Kalvari-class, which are Indian-built variants of the Scorpene-class developed by France’s Naval Group.

Like its sisters, Karanj was built by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders in Mumbai.

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