Government clears building of 6 attack submarines

  • Published
    8th Jun, 2021

GS-III: Security

  • Security Challenges and their Management in Border Areas
Context

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) gave the Indian Navy the go-ahead to select an Indian strategic partner company which, in collaboration with a foreign Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), will build six conventional attack submarines in the country.

Prelims question:

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

  1. Project 75 is related to production of submarines.
  2. Project 75(I) is related to production of nuclear powered submarines.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

“Submarines spearhead the maritime security architecture in deep waters, and their importance is only bound to grow given the ambitions of major world powers in Indian Ocean Region.” Discuss (200 words)

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