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INS Vela commissioned into Indian Navy in Mumbai

ANI
Published : Nov 25, 2021, 10:50 am IST
Updated : Nov 25, 2021, 10:50 am IST

The Navy chief said that INS Vela has the ability to undertake an entire spectrum of submarine operations

 INS Vela at the Naval dock in Mumbai. (PTI/Shashank Parade)
  INS Vela at the Naval dock in Mumbai. (PTI/Shashank Parade)

Mumbai: The Indian Navy commissioned INS Vela, the fourth Scorpene-class submarine, in Mumbai on Thursday.

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh commissioned INS Vela at the Noval Dockyard.

 

The Navy chief said that INS Vela has the ability to undertake an entire spectrum of submarine operations.

"INS Vela has the ability to undertake an entire spectrum of submarine operations. Given today's dynamic and complex security situation, its capability and firepower will play a crucial role in enhancing the Navy's ability to protect India's maritime interests," he said.

Earlier, INS Visakhapatnam was inducted into the Indian Navy on November 21.

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Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)