India’s domestic nuclear submarines equipped with tactical missiles aimed at China (map)
India China-made nuclear-powered submarines, according to renderings
newsfromrussia website August 6, 2009 reported that India launched its first ship “Arihant” nuclear-powered submarine. Cooperation with Russia built the submarine quite different. Characteristics and the Russian military submarine nuclear submarine near the tip. Different with the Russian submarine, the submarine can carry 12 products in India, “Sagarika” Missile. Missile has hit 700 km away goals. Thus it is equipped with a tactical missile submarine features. Pakistan expressed the concern. Pakistani officials said, has been launched for sea trials of the submarines, would jeopardize the security of the entire Indian Ocean region.
“Arihant” numbers look really threatening. The submarine is equipped with torpedoes and missiles and 85-megawatt reactor. It is ready to cruise the Indian Ocean, five submarines, the first one. “Arihant” after the number of water, making India the world’s sixth country with nuclear submarines.
“Arihant” number in the world, a symbol of India’s determination to play an important role in the military. Despite the existence of the history of confrontation between India and Pakistan, and adds to the tension between the Indian subcontinent, Pakistan is no reason to worry. Many military analysts said, “Arihant” number of potential targets in China and not Pakistan. (Nuclear Information Centre Yang Li)