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The Foxtrot Class submarines were the first type in significant numbers in the Indian Navy. Eight were acquired out of which six have already been de-commisioned. India's first Nuclear Submarine was a Charlie Class submarine INS Chakra which was acquired on lease.
Submarines In Service
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There are three class of submarines currently in service. Of these the Kalvari Class (NATO : Foxtrot) are on the verge of being retired.
|Sindhugosh (Kilo) Class||10 in service [1 undergoing mid-life refit]|
|Shishumar (HDW 209) Class||4 in service|
|Kalvari (Foxtrot) Class||2 in service [1 undergoing refit ]|
Details on the Kalvari Class can be accessed in the Retired Submarines section.