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Saturday, June 27, 2015

DCI announced to Train the First Indian Navy Scorpene class Submarine Crew

Scorpene class SSKDCI is announcing the signature of a contract with the Indian state shipyard named MDL (Mazagon Docks Limited) to train the first two Indian crew operating Scorpene type submarines. 100 sailors will be trained by DCI (36 per crew, one spare and some Indian would-be instructors who will train the next crew).

This 22 month training will start in India as soon as 1st September 2015.

It will take place on land then aboard the first two submarines, built in Bombay by MDL, on dock and at sea. The trials period will be used for this training according to current French Navy standards.

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