confirms that a K-152 Nerpa attack submarine will be leased to the
Indian Navy by October 2011. The quote was made with the condition of
Previous reports had indicated that the submarine was already delivered
to India. However now it appears that an Indian crew is undergoing
training on-board with Russian instructors.
“The submarine is completely ready for transfer. An Indian crew is currently training aboard with Russian instructors,”
“This should be completed before October: We’re running late as it is,”