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    Good news on Dhan Teras: India acquires nuclear triad capability

    On the auspicious day of Dhan Teras, India's nuclear submarine INS Arihant returned after successfully completing its first deterrence patrol. INS Arihant carries missiles of ranged of 3500 km. and 750 km. Entire Pakistan, Bangladesh, other neighbouring countries and some parts of China come within the range of Arihant's long range and medium range nuclear-capable K-class missiles.

    Agni ballistic missiles and Fighter bombers being the first two legs of the triad, K-class missiles of Arihant is the third leg of the triad. Many experts feel that this leg is most crucial because it is most difficult to detect. This triad is extremely important for India because India follows 'No-first-use'nuclear policy.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Navy and its personnel, the scientists and the people of the country on this occasion.
  • #652377
    INS Arihant is India's Arihant class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine vessel weighs about 6000 tonnes. It was built at the Ship Building Centre in the city of Visakhapatnam., Andhra Pradesh. The length of this ship is about 111 meters. The projected was launched in the year 2009 and commissioned in August 2016 and presently in service.
    The speed of this ship when it is submerged about24 knots (44 km/h; 28 mph) and on the surface, it is 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
    INS Arihant is loaded with 12 K-15K short-range ballistic missiles, each 10-metre long and weighing 6.3 tonnes each.
    India completes its nuclear triad by adding maritime strike capability in the form INS Arihant to already existing land- and air-based delivery platf

    always confident

  • #652389
    Thanks to Dr. Rao for providing detailed technical details. The K-class medium range and longer ranger missiles will make the Indian Navy more powerful, give India a clear edge over Pakistani Navy and bring some sort of equilibrium vis-a-vis Chinese Navy which is increasing its presence in the Indian Ocean.
    Beware! I question everything and everybody.

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