Indias 1st nuclear submarine ready to operate

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India’s first nuclear armed submarine, INS Arihant, has passed all mandatory tests and is now ready for all full-fledged operations. It’s formal induction into the naval fleet is a mere formality now. INS Arihant or the slayer of enemies, was launched on 26th July 2009, the 10th anniversary of Vijay Diwas (Kargil war victory day) by the former PM Manmohan SinghThis is the lead ship of India’s Arihant Class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines.