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India to Acquire Second Nuclear Submarine from Russia

Dr. Roshan Khaniejo writes: India has decided to lease a second nuclear submarine from Russia. It already has a 8,140-tonne Akula Class submarine renamed INS Chakra , which was also leased from Russia in 2011. If the trial goes as desired then in the next two years, India can become the sixth country to have developed niche technical capability to build and operate a nuclear sub.