India to start bidding process of procuring six submarines: All you need to Know

India to start bidding process of procuring six submarines: All you need to Know

The Indian Navy is to procure 24 new submarines. This is being done to reinforce India's submerged battling abilities. India is to dispatch the offering cycle of securing these submarines in September 2020. 

The submarines are to be inherent India. Of these six are atomic assault submarines and are to be worked at an expense of Rs 55,000 crores. The Mega Project has been named P-75 I. 

The Defense Ministry has just chosen the five guard majors for the undertaking. They are:

  • L&T Group 
  • State Owned Mazagaon Docks Limited 
  • ThyssenKrupp Marine System 
  • Navantia (Spain) 
  • Maritime Group (France) 

The over five majors will assemble the boats in India under the Make in India activity. Indian Navy as of now has 15 customary submarines and two atomic submarines. 


The submarines are imperative to reinforce the quality of Indian Navy, particularly in the Indian Ocean Region. The Indian Ocean is the lawn of Indian Navy and is critical to the key interests of India. 

The Indian Navy is centering to reinforce its abilities to counter China's developing endeavors to build military nearness in the area. China has 50 submarines and around 350 boats. It is required that China is to have 500 ships and submarines in next eight to ten years. Subsequently, it is significant for India to fortify its Navy to counter China. 

What is the arrangement? 

The Indian Navy is obtaining 57 transporter borne contender planes, 111 Naval Utility Helicopters and 123 multi-job helicopters. As of late, India prohibited the import of 101 military things, for example, voyage rocket, sonar frameworks, battle helicopters, ordinary submarines so as to support indigenous creation of protection things in the nation. 

In May 2020, the Government declared that the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the safeguard division is being expanded from 49% to 74%. It is normal that Indian military will spend around 130 billion USD in capital acquirement in the following five years. 

Route Ahead 

The Defense Ministry has define an objective of accomplishing 25 billion USD in guard producing in the following five years. This is comparable to Rs 1.75 lakh crores. Additionally, it has set an objective of accomplishing Rs 35,000 crores of protection trades.

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