India’s first domestic nuclear submarine fleet ballistic missile with a displacement of 7000 tons
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BEIJING, July 14, according to Singapore’s “Lianhe Zaobao,” 14 reported, India’s first nuclear-powered submarine made a will in the end of the trials, it is therefore among the few few have the ability to produce nuclear submarines in the world.
Indian Defense Ministry official said the ship with underwater missile launch capabilities, a displacement of 7,000 tons of nuclear submarines, the southern city of Visakhapatnam in the Bay of Bengal coast of sea trials. This is the official on condition of anonymity, said: “The submarine will be an ongoing series of compact tests for several months, this is only the beginning.”
India plans to build a team with five nuclear submarine fleet, with the first nuclear-powered submarine was launched this month, India will become one of few countries with nuclear submarines.
Press Trust of India quoted unnamed sources as saying that the submarine will be equipped with a first test in February last year, the missile system. However, Indian officials refused to confirm the report.
Last month, Indian media quoted Russian military-technical cooperation services, economic Er Kalun Deputy Minister as saying that Moscow has agreed to let a displacement of 12,000 tons of the Akula-class (Akula ) nuclear submarine to India.
India to buy Russian aircraft carrier
In addition, India and Russia to discuss, re-equipping the Russian-made for the Indian Navy aircraft carrier has entered the final stages of negotiations. Ship named “Admiral Gorshkov” (Admiral Gorshkov) aircraft carrier, is expected to be delivered in 2012 and sea trials.
New Delhi with the French and European defense companies Armaris company MBDA signed a contract worth 2.4 billion euros to buy six French and Spanish manufacturing Scorpio level (Scorpene, or Scorpene-class) submarines.