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India’s 2nd Nuclear Ballistic Submarine Waits for The End Of 2020

India’s 2nd Nuclear Ballistic Submarine Waits for The End Of 2020 3 September, 2020

India’s Second Nuclear Ballistic Submarine INS Arighat is now ready to dive into the sea by the end of this year according to the domestic media in India. It has the code name S

The Submarine was launched in 2017 silently and it was never officially acknowledged.

INS Arighat has been built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project to build nuclear submarines at the shipbuilding centre at Visakhapatnam.

India’s first ballistic missile submarine INS Arihant was launched in 2009. After 9 years of extensive sea trials, she became ready to enter service in August 2016.

The number of missiles at INS Arighat will be double that of INS Arihant,

The submarine was originally known as INS Aridaman but she was later named as INS Arighat.  These nuclear-powered submarines are designed and built under the $ 2.9 billion Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project.

INS Arighat can cruise at a maximum speed of 12–15 nautical miles (22–28 km /h) on the surface of the water and can achieve a speed of 24 nautical miles (44 km / h) while submerged. The hump of the submarine will have eight launch tubes. She will be equipped with twelve K-15 Sagarika missiles with 750 to 3,500 km Range, and she can carry up to four K-4 missiles as well. The boat will have one seven-blade propeller powered by a pressurised water reactor.  The Arighat-class submarines are reported to be based on the Akula-class submarine

 

 

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