Finally, Indian Navy Gets Nerpa Nuke Sub

K-152 Nerpa, soon to be christened INS Chakra
Russia has handed over the K-152 Nerpa Akula-II class nuclear powered attack submarine to the Indian Navy, says RIA Novosti, and confirmed by my sources in the Navy here in Delhi. The submarine, to be christened INS Chakra will sail to India shortly and be commissioned at Visakhapatnam. The submarine will be on lease for a period of 10 years.

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