- Dec 3, 2017
This photo is there from at least 1.5 years and yet to updated. And in between a new shed has come up further south east side towards open ocean direction. In present scenario I can find 5 places where SSN/SSBN can be berthed while three sheds are clearly avaiable, 2 seems to fixed and empty (supposedly) while Arihant is in open and Arighat is partially visible. Another thing to note SSBN housing site seems to be functioning now as entrance tunnel is deeply mixed with terrain hence difficult to spot for untrained eyes and a ship is always parked in channel to either anchor a blocking wire or clearing of the channel.This is either INS Arihant (SSBN 80) or INS Arighat (SSBN 81). They are both identical so impossible to know from sat pics :
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This is the S4 submarine. It has 1000 tons more displacement than the 1st two submarine of its class. The S4 is supposed to be launched this year. The last sub (called S4*) is still being constructed inside the shed.
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