Jaitley hails successful test firing of torpedo from Scorpene Submarine

| Updated: May 27, 2017 20:19 IST

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday, congratulated the research team for conducting the successful test firing of torpedo missile from first indigenously built Scorpene Class Submarine. Jaitley tweeted, "Congratulations to our scientists, engineers on successfully test firing torpedo from the first indigenously built Scorpene Class Submarine." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Congratulations to our scientists, engineers on successfully test firing torpedo from the first indigenously built Scorpene Class Submarine</p>&mdash; Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) <a href="https://twitter.com/arunjaitley/status/868376652413247488">May 27, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> He further encouraged the development and said, "This indigenously built stealth Submarine will soon add potent underwater capability to the Indian Navy." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This indigenously built stealth Submarine will soon add potent underwater capability to the Indian Navy.</p>&mdash; Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) <a href="https://twitter.com/arunjaitley/status/868383218302468097">May 27, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Earlier in January, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines), Mohit Gupta said that the Indian Navy was also planning to induct two scorpene class submarines this year. (ANI)

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