INS Arihant

July 15, 2019

India Issues Tender for Heavyweight Torpedoes for Kalvari-Class Submarines

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A tender for the procurement of 100 heavyweight torpedoes for the Indian Navy was reportedly issued earlier in July.

March 07, 2019

Report: India, Russia Sign $3 Billion Nuclear Attack Submarine Deal

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India and Russia have reportedly signed a $3 billion lease agreement for a nuclear-powered attack sub today.
March 05, 2019

India, Russia To Sign $3 Billion Nuclear Sub Deal This Week

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India and Russia are set to sign a $3 billion lease agreement for a nuclear-powered attack sub on March 7, according to local media reports.

January 31, 2019

India’s Submarine Fleet Still Lacks Modern Heavyweight Torpedoes

By Franz-Stefan Gady
There has been little progress in the procurement of new heavyweight torpedoes for the Indian Navy’s submarine fleet.

November 06, 2018

Indian Navy Boomer Completes 'First Deterrent Patrol'

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India’s first domestically built nuclear-powered ballistic missile sub has completed its first deterrent patrol.

August 22, 2018

India Test Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missiles From Submerged Sub

By Franz-Stefan Gady
With the recent test firing of three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, India is inching closer to completing its nuclear triad.
January 24, 2018

INS Arihant and the Agni V: A Look at Recent Developments in India's Nuclear Forces

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
What on earth happened to INS Arihant and what does the fifth test of the Agni V mean?

January 12, 2018

INS Arihant Accident Raises Questions About the Sustainability of India's SSBN Force

By Robert Farley
The Indian Navy finds out how difficult the business of operating a sea-based nuclear deterrent can be.

January 09, 2018

India's Lone Arihant-class SSBN Has Been Out of Service for Months

By Ankit Panda
The Indian Navy has a serious submarine operations problem.

December 13, 2017

India Launches Second Ballistic Missile Sub

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Indian Navy’s second nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine was quietly launched in November.

October 18, 2017

India to Launch 2nd Strategic Nuclear Sub by End of 2017

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India’s second ballistic nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine will be likely launched this November or December.
June 12, 2017

Is India's Submarine Fleet Defenseless?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Indian Navy’s most advanced submarines still lack adequate armament.

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