Strate­gic Im­pli­ca­tions of Nu­clear Sub­marines

SP's NavalForces - - FRONT PAGE - Com­modore (Retd) Anil Jai Singh

Nu­clear pro­pelled at­tack sub­marines pro­vide a va­ri­ety of op­tions to de­liver ki­netic ef­fect with dev­as­tat­ing re­sults. In the In­dian con­text, where naval forces will en­gage es­sen­tially in sup­port­ing the war on land, the abil­ity of the SSN to de­liver pre­ci­sion strike on land tar­gets from long stand­off ranges and the abil­ity to af­fect bat­tle space ma­noeu­vre from the sea will pro­vide the armed forces a vi­tal ad­van­tage even on land.

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