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Submarine data leak

24 Aug, 2016

Australian media reports DCNS is hit by a massive leak of secret data on its submarines. 22,400 leaked pages detail the combat capability of the Scorpene-class DCNS submarine designed for the Indian navy, variants of which are used by Malaysia and Chile. DCNS says it has launched an inquiry:

This inquiry will determine the precise nature of the documents which have been leaked, the potential damage to our customers as well as those responsible.

Indian Defence Minister Parrikar orders a probe into the report

I have asked the navy chief to investigate the matter and find what has been leaked and how much of it is about us. What I understand is there is a hacking.


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