19 Jun, 2015
India has 13 old diesel-electric submarines. One nuclear-powered (INS Chakra) on lease from Russia
Project-75: First of six Scorpene submarines to delivered by September 2016. Rest five by 2020
Cost: Rs 23,562 crore.
The ongoing Rs 23,562 crore construction of six French Scorpene submarines at Mazagon Docks (Mumbai) is running four years behind schedule.
The first Scorpene, which was finally 'undocked' on April 6, is now to be commissioned in September 2016. The other five will be delivered by 2020, at intervals of nine months each.
Pakistan has five diesel-electric submarines and has ordered eight more from China.
外文标题：India's depleting submarine strength worries Navy
Gautham A (Bengaluru)
We really need to improve on this front. It would be a shame that even Pakistan can have more than us.
Seeing the increasing influence of the China Navy Government of India should be serious enough to make the Indian Navy a strong one so that there is no threat from the sea for which more funds should be allocated "
Prasanta S (India)
WE have two big enemies ... we have to take it seriously
Tammana naga d Rao (Unknown) replies to Prasanta S
apart from them more worrysome is the internal enemy ...corruption
hirav oza (Ahmedabad)