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Watch | Indian Navy plans 24 submarines to strengthen fleet

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To strengthen its underwater fleet, the Indian Navy plans to build 24 submarines, including six nuclear attack submarines, a parliamentary panel was told.

The Navy also told the panel that Medium Refit Life Certification (MRLC) of submarine Sindhuraj has been held up since the Russian side has not been able to submit bank guarantees and integrity pact due to sanctions imposed by the US.

In its report tabled this month, the Navy stated that there are presently 15 conventional submarines and two nuclear submarines in its fleet.

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Printable version | Jan 21, 2020 8:06:50 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/watch-indian-navy-plans-24-submarines-to-strengthen-fleet/article30569279.ece

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