Indian Navy Submarine Day is celebrated every year on 8 December.

Indian Navy Submarine Day is celebrated every year on 8 December.

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Category : Important Days Published on: December 09 2023

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  • Indian Navy Submarine Day is celebrated every year on 8 December.
  • On 8 December 1967, the first submarine 'Kalvari' was inducted into the Indian Navy.
  • It was retired from the Navy on 31 March 1996 after 30 years of service to the nation.
  • It was named Kalvari after the dangerous tiger shark found in the Indian Ocean.
  • After this, many submarines of different categories became part of the Navy.
  • The latest Scorpene class submarine, indigenously built in collaboration with France, has been inducted into the Navy in 2017.
  • Its name has also been kept as Calvary.
  • Kalvari is considered one of the deadliest submarines in the world.
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