Indian Navy Submarines That You Should Know
Indian Navy which is the seventh most powerful Navy in the world has also been a part of every major war in the Indian past. And above all, the increasing strength of the Indian Navy ensures the security of our coastal borders. Whether we look at the important Navy exercises like sea vigil or the historic operations, it has always contributed to the Indian glory. Today we are going to tell you about the major Indian Navy submarines which are the most important part of it.
Indian Navy submarines
It is the lead ship of India's Arihant class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. It was launched on 26 July 2009, the anniversary of Vijay Diwas (Kargil War Victory Day).
Speed: submerges-24 knots
Sensors and processing systems:
USHUS sonar, Panchendriya unified submarine sonar, control system and underwater communication system also.
It is an 8,140-tonne nuclear-powered attack submarine. Russia leased the submarine to India in 2011 and at that time, the Indian Navy also commissioned it in Visakhapatnam.
8,140 tonnes (8,010 long tons) surfaced
INS Kalvari (S21)
It is the first of the six Kalvari-class submarines currently in service with the Indian Navy. And most importantly, a French naval defence and energy company has designed this diesel-electric attack submarine.
Surfaced: 11 knots and submerged: 20 knots
Range: 15000 km (surfaced)
INS Sindhughosh (S55) is the lead ship of her class of diesel-electric submarines of the Indian Navy.
Surfaced; 10 knots and submerged: 17 knots
Range: 9700 km at 7 knots
INS Shishumar (S44) is also the lead vessel of the Shishumar class of diesel-electric submarines of the Indian Navy. She was commissioned on 22 September 1986.
Surfaced 11 knots and surfaced: 22 knots
Range: 15000 km at 8 knots
These were some of the powerful submarines of the Indian Navy that adds to its strength. At this time, the Indian Navy also needs some more latest submarines and other naval ships so that India can be a superpower.
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