Joining a Special Club

Polmar, Norman
October 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2009, Vol. 135 Issue 10, p88
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information related to the nuclear-propelled submarine Arihant that was launched by the Ship Building Centre at Vishakhapatnam, India. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh remarked the event a historic milestone in the country's defense. Other countries that have constructed and operate nuclear-propelled submarines include the U.S. and China. The Arihant to be armed with 12 K-15 Sagarika submarine-launched ballistic missile, is a type of Typhoon ballistic-missile submarine (SSBN).


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