Indian navy operates -10 Kilo 877 EKM [Russian] 04 HDW 209 [German] 02 Foxtort [Russian] On Order - 06 Scorpene [French]. ATV will be launched on 26th july or 15th aug & will be commissioned in the IN in 2010 or 2011.India Plans to Build & operate 5 ATV's by 2020. Akula will join IN in Nov 2009. India has issued an RFP for the 2nd line of submarines[6 no's]. The submarines that are being considered are - The Russian Amur Class. French Merlin. German HDW-214. Russian-Italian S-1000. Russia will withdraw Amur if It enters the competition with S-1000. Is the current IN Submarine fleet capable of dealing with Pakistani Navy & Chinese?