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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:28 PM

India claims problems with Russian-leased nuclear sub

http://indrus.in/articles/2012/12/26/india_claims_problems_with_russian-leased_nuclear_sub_21283.html

India claims problems with Russian-leased nuclear sub
26/12/2012 RIA Novosti

India has asked Russia to replace the faulty parts on the leased Nerpa nuclear-powered submarine as they affect its operational readiness, the Times of India reported.

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However, shortly after the start of sea trials in November 2008, an accident on board the submarine killed 20 sailors and technical due to a toxic gas leak when the automatic fire extinguishing system malfunctioned.

The Nerpa was finally handed over to India in January after prolonged and costly repairs.

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The vessel is armed with four 533-mm and four 650-mm torpedo tubes, although it cannot carry nuclear weapons under the lease provisions.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 04:27 PM

1. I don't think Lemon Laws cover Weapons of Mass Destruction

Buyer Beware.

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Thu Jan 3, 2013, 08:36 AM

2. and this is why we need more of everything and to spend more than the rest of world combined?

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