Submarine Vagir inducted into Navy : The Tribune India

Submarine Vagir inducted into Navy

Submarine Vagir inducted into Navy


  • Vagir, fifth submarine of the Kalvari class, was commissioned into the Navy in Mumbai on Monday
  • Its weapons package includes sufficient wire-guided torpedoes and sub-surface-to-surface missiles

Tech to enhance subs’ endurance

  • The fuel cell-based air independent propulsion (AIP) system of DRDO’s Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL) will be fitted onboard INS Kalvari
  • A pact was signed between NMRL and Naval Group France to extend cooperation in this regard

Important milestone

Today is an important milestone in the Navy’s evolution…Vagir will give a significant fillip to the Indian Navy’s operational might and serve as a potent deterrent to any adversary. Admiral R Hari Kumar, Indian Navy Chief

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