New Delhi: The sixth Scorpene submarine of Project-75 commenced her sea trials on May 18. The Kalvari-class submarine, named Vagsheer, was launched in April 2022 from the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited.
Vagsheer is scheduled for delivery to the India Navy in early 2024 after completion of these trial. MDL has delivered three submarines of the Project-75 in 24 months.
The Navy considers the beginning of the sea trials of the sixth submarine is considered to be a significant milestone by the Navy. The submarine will now undergo intense trials of all its systems at sea, these include propulsion systems, weapons, and sensors.