India launches another Scorpene Submarine INS Khanderi

Khanderi, another Scorpene class submarine with superior stealth and the ability to launch a crippling attack with torpedoes along with tube-launched anti-ship missiles both underwater or on surface, was today launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) .

Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre presided over the function to initiate the launch of Khanderi (Yard 11876). The submarine was launched by the Union minister’s wife, Bina Bhamre.

Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba was also present on the occasion when the submarine was separated from the pontoon on which it was assembled.

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