The Defense Acquisition Council, the Indian Ministry of Defense’s (MoD) principal procurement body chaired by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has approved the procurement of six diesel-electric attack submarines
The Nirmala Sitharaman-headed Defence Acquisition Council cleared the much-awaited Project 75 India (P75I), which envisages the construction of six conventional submarines with better sensors and weapons and the
On November 4, 2018, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced that the Arihant, the Indian Navy’s first domestically-built nuclear-powered submarine, completed her first deterrence patrol. The Arihant, which
The surge of national pride at the recent completion of “deterrent patrol” by the Indian Navy’s first home-built, nuclear-propelled, ballistic-missile-armed submarine (termed SSBN), INS Arihant, is fully justified.