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India's New Attack Submarine Comes with Some Serious Firepower

Zachary Keck Security, Asia Courtesy of France.  After long years of neglect, India’s submarine fleet is quickly growing. On January 31, India launched INS Karanj at a naval dock in Mumbai. India’s Navy chief, Adm. Sunil Lanba, was on hand to watch the event. INS Karanj is the third of six Scorpène submarines that India is purchasing form France. Delhi and Paris first inked the agreement for the submarines in 2005, with the first one expected to be delivered in 2012.
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