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Meet ‘Arowana’, India’s 1st indigenously designed and developed Midget Submarine Unveiled by Defense Secretary at Mazagon Dock in Mumbai

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Meet 'Arowana', India's 1st indigenously designed and developed Midget Submarine Unveiled by Defense Secretary at Mazagon Dock in Mumbai
‘Arowana’, India’s 1st indigenously designed and developed Midget Submarine Unveiled by Defense Secretary Giridhar Aramane at Mazagon Dock in Mumbai (Image Source : Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited/X @MazagonDockLtd)

In a momentous step towards enhancing India’s maritime defense capabilities, Defense Secretary Giridhar Aramane unveiled the eagerly awaited ‘Arowana’ midget submarine yesterday. Crafted by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), this state-of-the-art submarine, internally known as Y-51008 or MDL MSX02A, signifies a significant milestone in India’s naval engineering prowess. ‘Arowana’ isn’t just a submarine; it embodies a leap forward in underwater warfare technology, designed for executing covert military operations with unmatched precision and efficiency.

The ‘Arowana’ midget submarine goes beyond being a mere proof of concept; it embodies years of dedicated research, innovation, and engineering excellence. Engineered to navigate both shallow and deep waters seamlessly, ‘Arowana’ is poised to transform maritime missions with its versatility and advanced features. Prepared for both ship-launched and independent operations, this submarine is equipped to undertake an array of missions, from reconnaissance to sabotage, with maximum stealth and effectiveness.

Central to ‘Arowana’s’ mission profile is its capability to execute covert military operations with unprecedented agility and accuracy. Belonging to the MS-X02A-type midget submarines, which have long played a crucial role in maritime missions like infiltrating combat swimmers into enemy ports and deploying limpet mines on target vessels’ hulls. Moreover, these submarines excel in clandestinely landing combat swimmer teams on hostile shores, enabling them to conduct land missions with unparalleled stealth and efficiency.

A distinguishing feature of the MS-X02A-type midget submarines is their ability to accommodate a pilot, co-pilot, and combat swimmer team, along with their gear, facilitating smooth transportation to and from maritime mission objectives. In many cases, the pilot and co-pilot are integral members of the swimmer team, highlighting the seamless integration of personnel and technology in ‘Arowana’s’ operational setup.

The unveiling of ‘Arowana’ signifies a significant stride in India’s pursuit of maritime dominance and defense preparedness. As geopolitical dynamics evolve and maritime threats grow more complex, investments in next-generation naval technologies like ‘Arowana’ become crucial for safeguarding national interests and maintaining strategic deterrence. Furthermore, the indigenous development of such advanced submarines underscores India’s increasing self-reliance in defense production and innovation.

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