Dec 13: INS Kalvari, the India-built naval submarine, will be dedicated to the Nation on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The INS Kalvari is a diesel-electric attack submarine that has been built for the Indian Navy by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. It is the first of six such submarines that will be inducted into the Indian Navy, and represents a significant success for the ‘Make in India’ initiative. The project has been undertaken with French collaboration.
The Prime Minister will dedicate the submarine at the Mumbai Naval Dockyard, in the presence of the Defence Minister, important dignitaries of the Maharashtra Government, and senior Naval Officers. He will address the gathering, and also undertake a visit of the submarine.