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India is considering taking a second nuclear submarine from the 971 project from Russia
In 2012, India leased from Russia for ten years the project 971 Nerpa nuclear submarine, the cost of which is $ 980 million. After the adoption of the nuclear submarine in the Indian Air Force, it was named "Chakra".
According to the local newspaper of the Times of India, India is considering the possibility of taking the second nuclear submarine of the project 971 "Pike-B" from Russia for leasing. Such information appeared after the visit of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to India and was announced by Manohar Parrik, the head of the defense department of the country.
However, similar reports appeared in 2013 year, but were immediately refuted by the Russian side.
The submarines of the 971 project have many advantages: perfect equipment, powerful armament, strong soundproofing and at the same time simplicity and low cost,
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