KALVARI (S-21) class SS Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines

Country of Origin: India

The KALVARI-class submarines were ordered on Oct. 6, 2005, at an expected cost of US$4.6 billion. All six ships are being built in India with technical assistance from DCNS (now Naval Group) of France. The steel for the first unit was cut on May 23, 2007. The class features a high level of automation and surveillance, including an automatic control mode for rudders and propulsion; continuous monitoring of the propulsion systems and platform installations; centralized and continuous...


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