Secret data on India’s Scorpene submarine leaked: Report

Scorpene Submarine: The DCNS implied that the leak might have occurred at India's end, rather than from France, The Australian reported.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 26, 2016 7:28 pm
Indian Navy's first Scorpene submarine of project 75 is seen after being undocked from Mazagon Docks Ltd, a naval vessel ship building yard, in Mumbai. Express Photo by Ganesh Shirsekar. 06.04.2015. Mumbai. Indian Navy’s first Scorpene submarine of project 75 is seen after being undocked from Mazagon Docks Ltd, a naval vessel ship building yard, in Mumbai. Express Photo by Ganesh Shirsekar.

Sensitive data related to India’s Scorpene submarines has been leaked, with French shipbuilder DCNS, which designed the submarine, facing a leak of documents spreading over 22,000 pages, a report in Australian media revealed on Tuesday.  The Indian Express, however, could not verify the same. Marked ‘Restricted Scorpene India’, the DCNS documents ­could provide an ­intelligence landmine if obtained by India’s neighbours – Pakistan or China.

According to The Australian, the leak, about 22,400 pages, details the ­entire secret combat capability of the six Scorpene-class submarines that French shipbuilder DCNS has designed for the Indian Navy. The leak includes details of the submarine’s underwater sensors, above-water sensors, combat management system, torpedo launch system and specifications, communications system and navigation systems.

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First of the Scorpene class submarines being built in India – Kalvari – went for sea trials in May, 2016 and is expected to be inducted in the Indian Navy soon. Indian Navy officials have said the six submarines, once inducted, would form the core of the Navy’s submarine arm for the next two decades.

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According to the report, DCNS has said that such a leak of technical data could not happen with its proposed submarine for Australia. The DCNS also implied that the leak might have occurred at India’s end, rather than from France. DCNS also recently won a contract to design 12 submarines for Australia.

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“Uncontrolled technical data is not possible in the Australian Arrangements,” the company was quoted as saying in The Australian. “Multiple and independent controls exist within DCNS to prevent unauthorised access to data and all data movements are encrypted and recorded. In the case of India, where a DCNS design is built by a local company, DCNS is the provider and not the controller of technical data,” it said.

With inputs from IANS. Read The Australian report here: http://bit.ly/2bMyEsA

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    Nag
    Aug 24, 2016 at 3:54 am
    Modi has decided to visit France and Australia to personally investigate the LEAK!
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      Yakobi
      Aug 24, 2016 at 3:45 am
      Do not worry about it, they would have supplied all the needed technical specifications to stan for a right price. French are good at hind uism duplicity by their hi ndu filthy nature.
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      Yakobi
      Aug 24, 2016 at 4:10 am
      Give him a diaper, he is already leaking from his hin du stin ky hind, more then a hin du stinky skunk.
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        Yakobi
        Aug 24, 2016 at 5:53 am
        hind uism stupid dream of a hin du stupid.
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          Khan
          Aug 24, 2016 at 4:53 am
          Your days are numbered stinky Imam mullah Yakobi.
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          Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
          Aug 24, 2016 at 5:19 am
          Catch the culprits and give them a navy style of punishment and a navy funeral which is disposal of body in the deep sea.
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            Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
            Aug 24, 2016 at 5:06 am
            Once you get ready for your 5 times PIG posture,---- up nose rubbing ground,--that's when the same needle will pierce your hairy in the right MUZZIE ,---the stinky MUZZIE hairy .
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              Vikrant
              Aug 24, 2016 at 4:50 am
              These are the people that Congress and so called seculars cultuvated all these years who dont think twice before selling their country
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