Akula-class submarine Current Affairs, GK & News
India and Russia have signed an agreement for the leasing of a nuclear-powered attack submarine for the Indian Navy for a period of 10 years. About the Agreement Russia will be delivering the Akula class submarine, to be known as Chakra III, to the Indian Navy by 2025. India had earlier leased two nuclear submarines ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Akula-class submarine • French Scorpene submarine • India-Russia • Indian Navy • INS Arihant • INS Chakra • INS Kalvari • INS Khanderi • Nuclear reactor • Panchendriya sonar • Russia • Torpedoes • USHUS integrated sonar system
As per a recent statement of Russian Naval Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky, Russia will transfer the Akula-II class Nerpa nuclear attack submarine to India on a 10-year lease by the end of 2011. India had funded the completion of the submarine at Amur Shipyard before the collapse of the Soviet Union. The Nerpa was to ..