INS Karanj – UPSC Prelims

About INS Karanj:
  • INS Karanj is a part of Project-75I. It is the 3rd submarine of the first batch of 6 Scorpene-class submarines under the project, for the Indian Navy.
  • Designed by: French naval defence and energy group.
  • Manufactured by:  Mazagon Dock Limited, an Indian shipyard in Mumbai.
  • Earlier Version: The previous INS Karanj (a Russian-origin submarine) was commissioned in 1969 at Riga in the erstwhile USSR. It served the nation for 34 years up to 2003.
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