INS Arihant

Chinese navy gets new nuclear submarine

The new submarine is stated to be 69th conventional and nuclear submarines, according to unofficial estimates by global defence think-tanks.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Navy's N-sub INS Aridhaman loaded with lethal features as India eyes underwater prowess

Navy's N-sub INS Aridhaman loaded with lethal features as India eyes underwater prowess

INS Aridhaman can carry more missiles than Arihant and can also move faster underwater. 

Sep 15, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
India set to launch its 2nd indigenously-built N-sub INS Aridhaman

India set to launch its 2nd indigenously-built N-sub INS Aridhaman

INS Aridhaman can carry more missiles than Arihant and can also move faster underwater. It will also carry K-15 and K-4 ballistic missiles like INS Arihant. 

Sep 15, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
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.

Oct 19, 2016, 06:59 AM IST
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.

Oct 18, 2016, 06:32 AM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2016, 00:51 AM IST
India conducts secret test of submarine-launched K-4 nuclear-capable missile: Report

India conducts secret test of submarine-launched K-4 nuclear-capable missile: Report

The missile test was dubbed as 'highly successful'.

Apr 13, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

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.

Feb 23, 2016, 11:33 AM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

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".

Apr 30, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

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.

Apr 30, 2015, 16:16 PM IST
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. 

Dec 15, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

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.

Oct 15, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

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."

Mar 10, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2014, 04:29 AM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

`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.

Aug 10, 2013, 19:46 PM IST

Antony congratulates defence scientists on INS Arihant

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

Aug 10, 2013, 10:27 AM IST

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".

Aug 10, 2013, 09:19 AM IST