11 Jun '18, 4pm

INS Sindhukesari rolled out after a second refit at Severodvinsk, Russia

INS Sindhukesari rolled out after a second refit at Severodvinsk, Russia

INS Sindhukesari is the first Kilo-class submarine of the Indian Navy which is undergoing the second refit and modernisation with the life extension. The second refit adds ten years to 25-year specified service life of the submarine. A large amount of India-made equipment and systems are installed on this submarine. The duration of the refit cycle is 27 months. Final Touches INS Sindhukesari will be the first Indian Kilo-class submarine whose service life will be not less than 35 years. Operating and combat characteristics of the ship will be improved as well. Calm Before The Storm India officially expressed its intention to sign a contract for MRLC (Medium Refit with Life Certification) program in September 2013. The Indian Ministry of Defence made the request for repair determination of INS Sindhukesari in June 2014. Extending The Lifeline INS Sindhukesari was transporte...

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