INS Arihant, India’s first Nuclear Ballistic Missile Submarine, which successfully returned from a Deterrence Patrol, has enhanced India’s security capabilities.
The 6,000 tonne vessel built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project completes India’s nuclear triad by adding submarine strike capability to land-and air-based delivery platforms.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who met the crew of INS Arihant on Monday on their successful return from a Deterrence Patrol said in his tweet, “Today is historic because it marks the completing of the successful establishment of the nuclear triad. India’s nuclear triad will be an important pillar of global peace and stability”.
He said in another tweet, “The success of INS Arihant enhances India’s security needs. It is a major achievement for our entire nation. True to its name, INS Arihant will protect the 130 crore Indians from external threats and contribute to the atmosphere of peace in the region”. Read More