India has finally taken the plunge to go ahead with its Rs 45,000 crore procurement plan for submarines. The Indian Navy wants the six submarines to be ‘Made in India’, as it will help a domestic shipyard to develop its skills for any future production. India will be needing all its naval assets in order to keep check on growing Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
9 Sindhughosh (Kilo) class of Russian origin
4 Shishumar (HDW 209) class of German origin
2 Kalvari (Scorpene) class of French origin
1 Arihant class nuclear-armed: Indigenous
1 Chakra class nuclear-powered from Russia Read More…