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India's nuclear submarine INS Arihant fully operational with N-tipped K-15 missiles

India's nuclear submarine INS Arihant fully operational with N-tipped K-15 missiles

Only four other countries - United States of America (USA), Russia, China and France - have submarines with nuclear missile capable of hitting targets 700 kilometres away.

May 17, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE - China prepares to deploy nuclear submarines at Pakistan's Gwadar Port: True face of CPEC?

EXCLUSIVE - China prepares to deploy nuclear submarines at Pakistan's Gwadar Port: True face of CPEC?

It has already started work to build facilities to enable communication with submarines.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:08 PM IST

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
We are an ally who stood by India in darkest hours: Russia

We are an ally who stood by India in darkest hours: Russia

With deals over USD 12 billion in kitty this month, including leasing of a second nuclear submarine, Russia hopes to bag more projects as it termed itself as not just a business partner but an "ally" who stood by India in its "darkest hours".

Oct 23, 2016, 17:57 PM IST
India to acquire Akula 2 class nuclear submarine from Russia for USD 2 billion

India to acquire Akula 2 class nuclear submarine from Russia for USD 2 billion

Russia has agreed to lease a second nuclear submarine to India in a deal which will cost around USD 2 billion.

Oct 19, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

China's first nuclear submarine decommissioned

China's first nuclear-powered submarine has been decommissioned after more than 40 years of military service, naval authorities said on Sunday.

Oct 16, 2016, 17:58 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

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
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
Chinese submarines in Colombo not a threatening situation: Sri Lanka

Chinese submarines in Colombo not a threatening situation: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Wednesday said the issue of Chinese submarines making a port call in Colombo was "not a threatening situation" and the vessels were returning from Africa.

Nov 06, 2014, 00:19 AM IST

Navy holds war room brief for Arun Jaitley on critical requirements

Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday briefed Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on the issues facing the maritime force including the depleting under-water force levels and the status of the indigenous nuclear submarine programme.

Jun 05, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Mishap at under-construction submarine won`t affect project: Defence Ministry

A day after a civilian worker was killed in an accident at the under-construction nuclear submarine at Visakhapatnam, the Defence Ministry said that the incident was not connected with any nuclear-related activity.

Mar 09, 2014, 18:11 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

Navy begins month-long war drills off the East Coast

Nuclear submarine INS Chakra and the newly-inducted P-8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft are taking part in Navy`s month-long wargames which started along the Eastern seaboard near Vishakhapatnam.

Feb 13, 2014, 22:54 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

China decommissions first nuclear submarine

China has decommissioned its first nuclear-powered submarine after more than 40 years of service in the military, the People`s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Tuesday.

Oct 29, 2013, 13:54 PM IST

Russia says 15 hospitalised after nuclear sub fire

Russian investigators on Tuesday said 15 servicemen had been hospitalised after a fire during repairs on a nuclear-powered submarine in the Far East, with the vessel sustaining significant damage.

Sep 17, 2013, 20:55 PM IST

Fire on Russian nuclear submarine, no leaks: Official

A Russian nuclear-powered submarine undergoing repairs at a Far East shipyard caught fire on Monday, but its reactor had long been shut off and posed no danger of radiation leaks, officials said.

Sep 16, 2013, 14:31 PM IST

Last Soviet-era N-sub to be dismantled by 2014

Russia`s Nerpa shipyard is to dismantle the last Soviet-era nuclear submarine by 2014, the yard said.

Apr 03, 2013, 12:26 PM IST

Brazil launches nuclear submarine program

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated a naval installation that will make parts for conventional submarines.

Mar 02, 2013, 11:04 AM IST

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