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Indian navy announces test of 1st nuclear-propelled ballistic missile submarine

India tests 1st nuclear-propelled ballistic missile submarine  RT.com  19 Apr, 2016  India’s first submarine capable of firing nuclear ballistic missiles, the INS Arihant, is undergoing sea acceptance trials and will be commissioned after their completion, the Navy has announced.

“INS Arihant is now undergoing sea acceptance trails as it had already passed several deep sea diving drills. The submarine will be commissioned after completing all the sea trials,” said H.C.S. Bisht, Vice Admiral of the Indian Navy. The 6,000-ton vessel is the first nuclear-powered submarine that can launch nuclear-capable missiles manufactured by India – the first nation to announce it has accomplished this feat after the five original nuclear powers…….https://www.rt.com/news/340146-arihant-nuclear-submarine-trial/

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April 20, 2016 - Posted by | India, weapons and war

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