China news agency, Beijing, July 9 (Chen Yiqun) - India's first nuclear-powered submarine will be made at the end of the opening, which will allow India into one of the world have the capacity to produce a few nuclear submarines in the world.
INS Chakra "Indian Express" reported that on the 8th, the submarine was named INS Chakra, is based on the country's "advanced technology warship," planned for construction, cost 2.9 billion U.S. dollars. t was originally scheduled for the July 26 nuclear submarine into the water changed after the end of this month in India, Andhra拉邦维扎Putnam加帕launched a naval base.
INS Chakra The report quoted senior government officials as saying that India's military nuclear energy as a "trinity" of part of the plan, submarine INS Chakra is equipped with medium-range ballistic missiles have been brought in the country's east coast two tests.
According to the British "Financial Times" reported on the 8th, senior officials in India said that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on July 26 will go to Andhra拉邦维扎Putnam加帕naval base in the nuclear submarine to inspect the water before the test.
"Financial Times" said that the Indian Navy keen to maintain its routes in the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea on the authority of the Government of India will enable the submarine at sea to develop a nuclear strike capability. In addition, the Indian government is putting in a lot of funding for military transformation. Ministry of Finance in the state budget this week will be a 25 percent increase in military spending.
Refers to the nuclear reactor nuclear power sources designed for submarines, as a strategic strike force, nuclear submarines could be equipped with nuclear warheads of ballistic missiles or cruise missiles. 常”。 Recognized in the world's nuclear countries, to the construction of nuclear submarines are still only "five permanent members of the Security Council."
It is reported that in 1988, the Indian government has leased the name of the training received from the Soviet Union CI level (67 0-based) nuclear attack submarines, three-year right to use specialized personnel for the operation and construction of nuclear submarine research study. However, due to the heart of nuclear submarines - the light-water reactor could not break through the development of long-term, India was in 1998 declared a moratorium on nuclear research program in order to wait for "nuclear reactors with advanced nuclear submarines," to make progress. In 2004, the Indian Navy to lea