India's Monster Submarine Deal

2023 • 11min • Defence

Informative • Exciting • Inspiring

Two rival consortia have submitted bids to the defence ministry on August 1, 2023. Both are vying to build six AIP-equipped conventional hunter killer submarines for the Indian Navy. This will be the largest, most expensive conventional submarine acquisition programme in the world. But will it prove to be the answer to India's quest for indigenous submarine technology?