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INS Arihant inducted quietly; Navy, Defence Ministry stay mum

INS Arihant inducted quietly; Navy, Defence Ministry stay mum

INS Arihant completes India's nuclear triad giving it the capability to respond to nuclear strikes from sea, land and air-based systems.

India inducts INS Arihant into service, completes its nuclear triad

India inducts INS Arihant into service, completes its nuclear triad

INS Arihant gives second-strike capability to India, which has a clearly declared policy of "no first-use" of nuclear weapons.

INS Arihant undergoing sea acceptance trails: Top official

Country's first armed nuclear submarine, INS Arihant, is currently undergoing sea acceptance trails, a senior Naval official said on Sunday.

INS Arihant passes deep sea tests, all set for operations

Indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant, which was not featured at the International Fleet Review held recently, is now ready for full-fledged operations.

How India lags China in submarine race

A recent visit by an advanced Chinese Yuan-class submarine to Karachi after traversing the Arabian Sea worried Indian authorities concerned about China`s growing undersea-warfare capabilities more than four times as large as India`s.

First indigenous nuclear submarine's sea-trials going very well: Navy chief

The Indian Navy chief, Admiral RK Dhowan, said on Thursday that the sea trials of India`s first indigenous nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, INS Arihant, are going "very well".

Nuclear submarine trials going 'very well', says Navy Chief

Sea trials of the first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine, INS Arihant, are going "very well" and the progress in this regard has been satisfactory, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said on Thursday.

INS Arihant, first made-in-India nuclear submarine begins sea trials

INS Arihant, first made-in-India nuclear submarine begins sea trials

In a major boost to indigenisation of defence manufacturing, India's first nuclear-powered and nuclear-armed submarine INS Arihant was on Monday flagged off by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar from Vizag for sea trials. 

Cyclone Hudhud: Nuclear submarine INS Arihant, other critical assets in Vizag safe

India's first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant and other "critical assets" in the Bay of Bengal are safe from the devastation wrought by cyclonic storm Hudhud in the southern port city of Visakhapatnam, an official said Wednesday.

Vizag incident `industrial, not related to Navy`: DRDO

DRDO, inquiring into the March 8 accident at Visakhapatnam, in which one civilian worker was killed and two injured, on Monday said "it was not related to the Navy but an industrial accident."

Mishap at nuclear submarine site in Visakhapatnam; one worker killed

In yet another accident involving Indian Navy vessel, 1 worker was killed and 2 injured at site of under-construction nuclear submarine INS Arihant at Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam.

Indian Navy to conduct INS Arihant sea trials in a month

In a move that will pull India a step closer to achieving the “nuclear triad”, Indian Navy is all set to start sea trials for its first indigenously-built nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant in few weeks.

INS Arihant to be ready for sea trials soon

With the indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant set to be launched for sea trials in few weeks, India will soon complete its nuclear triad.

`Submarine reactor functioning well, to be shut down for analysis`

India`s first indigenously-designed and built reactor for a submarine - INS Arihant - is functioning well but will be shut down sometime later to study reports of its functioning, top atomic energy establishment officials said.

Antony congratulates defence scientists on INS Arihant

Defence Minister AK Antony congratulated defence scientists, personnel of the Indian Navy and other organisations.

INS Arihant nuclear reactor activated; PM calls it giant stride

India has activated the atomic reactor on board INS Arihant, a development that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described as a "giant stride".

Indigenous nuke submarine to be launched for trial soon: Verma

Indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant will be soon launched for sea trials,the Navy said.

India has successfully developed SLBM for INS Arihant

India has successfully developed its first submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) for the indigenous nuclear submarine `INS Arihant`, joining an elite club of nations possessing such weaponry.

`India to get Admiral Gorshkov, nuke sub next yr`

India will get aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov and nuclear submarine INS Arihant next year providing a much needed boost to country`s naval capabilities.