The diesel-electric submarine is designed by French naval defence and energy company DCNS.
The submarine is named after the dreaded tiger shark, a deadly deep sea predator of the Indian Ocean.
The submarine boasts of superior stealth features such as:
Advanced acoustic silencing techniques
Low radiated noise levels
Hydro-dynamically optimised shape
The ability to launch a crippling attack on the enemy using precision-guided weapons.
The submarine, has a speed of 20 knots, is equipped with sea-skimming SM-39 Exocet missiles and heavy-weight wire-guided surface and underwater target torpedoes.