You should add that India has more coastline to defend. The PLAN doesn't have to get directly involved to have impact. It just needs to send a small battle group into the Indian ocean and India will have to deploy at least 50% of its fleet to counter. Same in the north on the ground and in the air.Also India will only keep 3 of the kilo class the rest are being scrapped. You're only getting in scorpene. Only 2 of the old German subs will be upgraded. The Ahrint class is being trialled.
6 + 3 +2 = 11
You have 1 akula on lease, the lease ends next year.
But its submarine woes are unlikely to end soon as it stares at a lost decade of its underwater armwww.indiatoday.in
We will have 13 subs, indian calculations didn't include didn't include our midget submarines either.