Navy's 5th Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' launched at Mazagon Dock
- In yet another boost for the Indian Navy, it’s fifth Scorpene class submarine ’Vagir’ was launched on 12 Nov at Mumbai’s Mazagon Dock. Union Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik launched the submarine through video conferencing.
- Vice Admiral R B Pandit, Western Naval Command Chief, said he expects Vagir will be commissioned in a year's time.
- He said, 2 Kalvari-class submarines are already operational in the Navy.