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India's Indigenous Midget Submarine Prototype 'Arowana' Unveiled

© Photo : X/@MazagonDockLtdIndia's Indigenous Midget Submarine Prototype 'Arowana' Unveiled
India's Indigenous Midget Submarine Prototype 'Arowana' Unveiled - Sputnik India, 1920, 14.05.2024
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With its advanced design and technology, India's indigenous midget submarine 'Arowana' is poised to significantly bolster the country's maritime security and defense prowess.
India's Defence Secretary, Giridhar Armane, unveiled the indigenously designed and built midget submarine prototype ‘Arowana’ by the Indian shipyard Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited on its 250th Foundation Day celebration in Mumbai on Tuesday.

"...The submarine is being developed as a proof of concept. MDL is simultaneously working on development of Design of full scale indigenous conventional submarine by 2028," the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilder Ltd posted on X.

The launch of 'Arowana' showcases the country's growing prowess in the field of maritime defense technology.
Its sleek design and advanced features are expected to strengthen India's naval capabilities in both offensive and defensive operations.
The Defence Secretary also commissioned the Solar Electric Hybrid boat, which has a top speed of 11 knots, and was designed and co-developed with an indigenous technology partner.
The operating cost of this boat is nearly one-tenth that of a diesel boat and also comes with significantly lower maintenance expenses.
© Photo : X/@MazagonDockLtdIndia's Defence Secretary commissioned the Solar Electric Hybrid boat designed and co-developed with an indigenous technology partner.
India's Defence Secretary commissioned the Solar Electric Hybrid boat designed and co-developed with an indigenous technology partner. - Sputnik India, 1920, 14.05.2024
India's Defence Secretary commissioned the Solar Electric Hybrid boat designed and co-developed with an indigenous technology partner.
During his address, the Defence Secretary lauded MDL's contributions to India's economy and security with the latest warship technology. He also emphasised on becoming self-reliant and collaborating with the private sector to meet domestic and international naval needs.
In this photograph taken on December 22, 2023, sailors walk on the deck of the INS IMPHAL (Yard 12706), the third stealth guided missile destroyer of Project 15B, ahead of its commissioning into the Indian Navy, at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. - Sputnik India, 1920, 13.03.2024
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