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Indian Navy’s first nuclear-powered submarine undergoing additional sea acceptance tests

Re-posted from Naval Today The submarine was launched in 2009 and declared operational in February 2016. “INS Arihant is undergoing sea acceptance trials as it had already passed several deep sea diving drills. It will be commissioned after completing all the sea trials”, the Flag Officer-Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, Vice-Admiral […]


The Submarine Tsunami

Defense -aerospace has cited a study by the respected Forecast International group to argue that current building rates indicate that submarines will continue to exist in sizeable numbers (393) for the foreseeable future.  It is also suggested that this may be a conservative a figure. Anti-submarine investments in the West […]