Maiden Anti-Ship Missile launch by Kalvari The Indian Navy, on Thursday, successfully conducted(संचालित) the maiden firing of an Anti-Ship missile from the first of the indigenously built Kalvari class submarines(पनडुब्बियों) , during a test firing in the Arabian Sea. The missile successfully hit a surface target at extended (विस्तृत) ranges during the trial firing, held this morning. This missile launch is a significant milestone(मील का पत्थर) , not only for the Kalvari, which is the first in a series of Scorpene class submarines being built in India, but also in enhancing the Indian Navy’s sub-surface warfare capability.
All six Kalvari class submarines being built in India will be equipped(सज्जित) with this anti-ship missile, which has a proven record in combat. These missiles will provide the submarines the ability to neutralise surface threats at extended ranges.