Submarine Gap Grows Between China and India

Very interesting story from Business Insider on the relative strength of the submarine fleets of China and India which bears on who will control the Indian Ocean in the future.

“In terms of both quantity and technological advancement, China’s submarine fleet drastically outperforms India’s. Beijing has nine nuclear submarines alone compared to India’s one nuclear Chakra sub.”

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Comparison of Indian and Chinese Submarine Fleets

You can read the entire article here:


Hat tip to my great friend, frat brother and fellow military historian, Professor Robert Warren.

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