Monday, March 6, 2017

INS Arihant

India has completed its nuclear triad ''INS Arihant''which was formally commissioned by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba. INS Arihant is nuclear submarine capable of carrying nuclear tipped ballistic missiles. Thus it belongs to class referred to as Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN). INS which stands for ‘Indian Naval Ship’ is affixed to a ship only after it is inducted into service.
India becomes sixth country to have a nuclear triad. Other countries having nuclear triad are Russia, United States, United Kingdom, France and China.

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