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Hindus will change our Varshavyanka to "frog" submarine

September 12 2005
22:03

The contract price will be two billion euros. As part of this transaction will be built six diesel submarines with a displacement of 1,750 tons. On signing the contract, is expected to announce India's Prime Minister next week. On the French side, it will engage the state-owned Naval Constructions Directorate. With Indian - Mazagaon Docks Ltd, which will build a submarine. These boats will replace the standing armed with Russian submarines of Project 877 Varshavyanka. Since 1986, India bought from Russia 10 of these submarines. Earlier, the Indian government has repeatedly stated that it is in the future is going to replace the Russian and German submarines French Scorpene. Scorpene is equipped with two two diesel generators to 2500 kW each. Endurance submarine is 240 days. Maximum depth - 300 meters. Scorpene is armed with six torpedo tubes and eighteen torpedoes, according to Defence Talk.

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