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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
03-March-2015 16:10 IST
Acquisitions of Submarines by Indian Navy

Indian Navy has commissioned two submarines and de-commissioned five submarines in the last 15 years. Government has an approved submarine building plan for construction of submarines. However, the delivery schedule got delayed due to various reasons.

A Core Committee has been approved in October 2014 to identify suitable Indian shipyard (private / public) for construction of submarines.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri Ranjib Biswal in Rajya Sabha today.