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Rajnath Singh undertakes sea sortie


  • Defense Minister Rajnath Singh undertook a sea sortie on a Scorpene class submarine INS Khanderi at Karwar Naval base in Karnataka. 
  • The submarine built at Mazagon Docks in Mumbai was commissioned in September 2019. 
  • The Indian Navy operates 4 submarines of this class with two more likely to join the fleet by the end of next year. 
  • The Defence Minister said that indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant will be inducted soon to bolster the maritime security of the country and guarantee peace and security in the Indian Ocean region.