The Chinese have a bigger SSBN fleet because it started ahead of the Indian Navy. In an interview with Frontier India, Cmde Arun Kumar (retd.), a veteran submariner who served on India’s first nuclear submarine INS Chakra (Chakra 1), Foxtrot submarines, Sishumar submarines and Kilo submarines; and was the Principal Director Submarine Acquisition (PDSMAQ) at the NHQ during the acquisition of Scorpene submarine, spoke about the strategic submarines of the Chinese and Indian Navies. Watch the whole interview below.
The entire interview series can be seen on Youtube – click here.