Arihant follow-on submarine
|Preceded by:||Arihant-class submarine|
|Type:||Ballistic missile submarine|
|Armament:||K-4 or K-5|
The Government of India approved the construction of the follow-on to the Arihant class submarine in mid-2008. The submarines will be twice the size of Arihant class submarines, and each submarine will cost Rs 8,000 crore. According to Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma, the Indian Navy is working to ensure credible nuclear deterrence capability utilizing the Arihant class and its follow-on class of submarines.
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