India fueling submarine race; raises security concerns in region by launching third Scorpene class submarine

India fueling submarine race; raises security concerns in region by launching third Scorpene class submarine
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Fueling a Submarine Arms Race in the region, India has launched the third of its six Scorpene-class submarines in Mumbai.

Indian Navy officials said the submarine named "INS Karanj" will undergo a year-long tests before it is commissioned.

The Navy officials said the Scorpene submarines can undertake multifarious types of missions, including anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare, intelligence gathering, mine laying and area surveillance.

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