New Delhi, Agencies: In view of national security, the Indian Navy is rapidly increasing the number of warships and submarines. Last Sunday, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh handed over INS Visakhapatnam to the Indian Navy and now the Navy is going to get the gift of the fourth Kalvari class submarine INS Vela. Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh will officially hand over the submarine INS Vela to the country’s Navy on November 25. The induction of Vela into the force will take place at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.

capable of souring opponents’ teeth

INS Vela is 75 meters long and weighs 1615 tonnes. It can seat 35 sailors and 8 officers. This submarine can operate up to 37 kilometers (20 nautical miles) under the sea. This submarine can cover a distance of 1020 km (550 nautical miles) in one revolution under the sea and can stay at sea for 50 days. INS Vela is equipped with 18 torpedoes to attack the opposing ships. This submarine is also equipped with missiles.

high tech model

INS Vela has been set up at Mazagon Dockyard, Mumbai. Earlier INS Kalvari, INS Khanderi and INS Karanj had joined the Indian Navy. All these submarines are built on the technology of the French Scorpion class submarines, which are considered to be one of the best submarines in the world.

efforts to increase maritime capacity

A few days back, INS Visakhapatnam was handed over to the Indian Navy. This warship is completely indigenous. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh formally commissioned INS Visakhapatnam into the Indian Navy on 21 November. The construction of the warship began in October 2013. It is said that the weight of this warship is 7400 tons. The total length of INS Visakhapatnam is 535 feet equal to the length of 7 coaches of the train. It is the first PB15 stealth guided missile destroyer of the Indian Navy. It has India’s most powerful missile system. These include BrahMos and Barak missiles. INS Visakhapatnam can destroy enemy ships by firing missiles on sight.

Edited By: Amit Singh