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shark

(shärk)
n.
Any of numerous cartilaginous fishes of the subclass Elasmobranchii that are chiefly carnivorous and marine. Sharks have a streamlined torpedolike body, five to seven gill openings on each side of the head, a large oil-filled liver, and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales.
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Tests The submarine's manufacturer Larsen and Toubro conducted nearly 20 simulated ' swim out' trials of the Black Shark from indigenously designed and torpedo tubes.
While the 98 Black Shark torpedoes cancelled by the MoD were meant for the six Scorpene class submarines being built at Mazagon Docks Ltd, the nuclear submarines were to get a second batch of 49 torpedoes to be imported under the defence procurement procedure's option clause.
The MoD put the case for acquiring the Black Shark on hold after bribery allegations in the VVIP deal surfaced in 2013.