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Indian Navy to build 24 submarines; 6–nuclear powered

On December 29, 2019, the parliamentary panel announced that Indian Navy has planned to build 24 submarines, out of which six will be nuclear powered. This is being done in order to strengthen the underwater fleet of Indian navy. Submarines in the Navy According to the data from Indian Navy, currently there are 2 nuclear ..

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Fire in Russian Submarine kills 14

In a fire abroad a secret deep-sea research submarine which many identify (though not confirmed by the Russian Government) as the AS-12 Losharisk has killed 14 servicemen of the Russian Navy. Though details of the accident are not clear, experience seamen have attributed the cause of the fire to either a flammable liquid getting into ..

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India Signs Agreement with Russia for on Chakra III Attack Submarine

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 ..

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India signs pact with Russia to lease second nuclear submarine

India has signed agreement with Russia to lease second Akula-II class nuclear attack submarine (SSN). The deal is believed to be worth about $2 billion. The lease to transfer a multipurpose Project 971 nuclear submarine to India from the Russian Navy was signed in Goa on the sidelines of 8th BRICS Summit. The second nuclear ..

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India to get Nerpa by 2011 End

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 ..

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