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Scorpene leak and why it makes no sense

Even though none of the explanations seem to hold water, India could be staring at a US$ 3.6 billion white elephant

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra 

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra Whether one looks at the Scorpène data leak from a commercial point of view or a state espionage point of view the facts simply don't add up.  Here is what we know thus far. Sometime before 2011 someone collated a document that by the laws of secrecy - specifically to compartmentalise sensitive information - should have never been collated. This was a comprehensive sheet of specification of three weapons systems - The Scorpène class submarine, the FREMM class frigates and the Mistral class Helicopter Carriers/Amphibious operations support ships. This ...

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Scorpene leak and why it makes no sense

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Even though none of the explanations seem to hold water, India could be staring at a US$ 3.6 billion white elephant Whether one looks at the Scorpène data leak from a commercial point of view or a state espionage point of view the facts simply don't add up.  Here is what we know thus far. Sometime before 2011 someone collated a document that by the laws of secrecy - specifically to compartmentalise sensitive information - should have never been collated. This was a comprehensive sheet of specification of three weapons systems - The Scorpène class submarine, the FREMM class frigates and the Mistral class Helicopter Carriers/Amphibious operations support ships. This ... image
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Scorpene leak and why it makes no sense

Even though none of the explanations seem to hold water, India could be staring at a US$ 3.6 billion white elephant

Whether one looks at the Scorpène data leak from a commercial point of view or a state espionage point of view the facts simply don't add up.  Here is what we know thus far. Sometime before 2011 someone collated a document that by the laws of secrecy - specifically to compartmentalise sensitive information - should have never been collated. This was a comprehensive sheet of specification of three weapons systems - The Scorpène class submarine, the FREMM class frigates and the Mistral class Helicopter Carriers/Amphibious operations support ships. This ...

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