India announced that it had
been working on a nuclear submarine for decades, and that they had finally
created the light water reactor technology needed to build the small reactors
needed for warships. India is installing their reactor in a 5,000 ton Charlie
II submarine that was purchased from Russia. This boat will be ready for sea
trails next year. Eventually, India wants to build its own nuclear subs.
This project has been rumored for years, but this
is the first time anyone in the government admitted that the nuclear sub effort