Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicINS Arihant

Topic: INS Arihant

India’s indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant test fires ballistic missile

The defence ministry said the missile was tested to a predetermined range and impacted the target area in the Bay of Bengal with very high accuracy.

India’s submarine plans hit by dwindling fleet as Navy decommissions INS Sindhudhvaj

India is left with just 15 submarines, seven of which are the Russian Kilo class. Project 75 is in doldrums with foreign firms shying away from bidding process.

Ballistic missile submarine Arighat in final stages of trials, to be commissioned early 2021

Once Arighat is commissioned, India will have two operational SSBNs that are equipped with the 750-KM range K-15 missile, designed for retaliatory nuclear strikes.

Why India and China haven’t used the ‘N’ word throughout the Ladakh conflict

For avid nuclear analysts, the India-China watch has been rather boring, whereas nuclear noises emanate from Islamabad every time there's a skirmish with Pakistan.

India’s K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile aces second test in a week

The missile has a range of 3,500km, with 'almost all parts of Pakistan and several areas of China within its reach'.

India test fires K-4, a 3,500 km nuclear-capable missile meant for Arihant submarine

K-4 is the most potent missile that India can fire from a submarine, giving the country unprecedented second-strike capability and huge deterrence power.

PM Modi has spoken. With INS Arihant, India is no longer a reluctant nuclear power

Modi’s statement on INS Arihant is a marked departure from India’s past stance on nuclear weapons.

INS Arihant is a strategic asset but has little utility for India in conventional conflict

Modi govt’s self-complimentary message on INS Arihant does not obscure the fact that the submarine alone isn’t enough.

India’s planning for future wars almost completely ignores the nuclear threat

After INS Arihant, India needs to seriously reevaluate its nuclear deterrence policy.

India slams Pakistan for expressing concern over deployment of INS Arihant

India's foreign ministry said that Pakistan's comments expressing concern over INS Arihant are coming from a country where 'tenet of responsibility' does not exist.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.