first_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: French Scorpene View post tag: 2015 View post tag: Navy Authorities View post tag: says View post tag: June View post tag: construction Back to overview,Home naval-today Construction of French Scorpene Submarines Expected by June 2015, Defense Minister Says View post tag: Indian Defense Minister As written by the Times of India, Defense Minister A K Antony pointed out Wednesday that the Mazagon Dock ltd, India’s premier shipyard constructing warships as well as offshore platforms, will complete the construction of the French Scorpene submarines by June 2015.The Rs 23,000 crore project underlies construction of six submarines under Project-75, however the modernization process is running three years behind schedule.Presently, the Indian Navy disposes of 14 aging diesel-electric submarines, which are to be replaced with submarines, armed with both land attack missiles as well as air-independent propulsion for greater endurance.“Modernisation of the submarine fleet is being undertaken on a progressive basis to maintain combat worthiness. The equipment/systems that have undergone/are undergoing modernization are combat system, sensors, navigation complex, communication suite and auxiliary equipment,” the Minister stated.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , May 09, 2012; View post tag: expected Construction of French Scorpene Submarines Expected by June 2015, Defense Minister Says View post tag: News by topic May 9, 2012 View post tag: Submarines Share this articlelast_img read more