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Asia's Arms Race Escalates To Keep Pace With China

First Posted: 02/12/11 11:56 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:30 PM ET

Asia Arms Race
INS Mysore, left, and INS Virat take positions during the Presidents Fleet Review (PFR) 2006 off the shore off Visakhapatnam, India about 700 kilometers (438 miles) southeast of Hyderabad, India, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006. The PFR held once during the tenure of every Indian president is scheduled for Feb. 12 and a total of 67 ships, with 41 anchored off the coast, three submarines and 41 aircrafts participating in the exercise, according to news reports. (AP Photo/Ajit Kumar)

The Wall Street Journal:

At Mazagon Dock near the southern tip of Mumbai, hidden behind high concrete walls, hundreds of Indian workers are putting the finishing touches on the hulls of two 217-foot Scorpène-class attack submarines, the first of six slated to be built over the next few years.

Read the whole story: The Wall Street Journal


Filed by Hunter Stuart  |