To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

India approves Project 75(I) submarines

1st February 2019 - 09:27 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

RSS

India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) announced on 31 January that it had approved a programme to build six diesel-electric submarines under Project 75(I), with more than INR400 billion ($5.68 billion) set aside for the purpose.

The submarines ‘to bolster the Indian Navy’s [IN] underwater force levels’ will be built under the strategic partnership model of Defence Procurement Process 2016. This means they will be constructed in India but with close technical cooperation from a foreign manufacturer.

These submarines will feature air-independent propulsion (AIP) to enable longer submerged endurance.

Shephard understands that four companies are offering designs for this Project 75(I)

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Gordon Arthur

Author

Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin