Air Independent Propulsion System Current Affairs, GK & News

Air Independent Propulsion system

Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system minimises the dependence of diesel powered submarines on surface air while recharging its batteries. It helps eliminates the need for frequent snorkelling and increases the stealth of the submarines. DRDO has recently achieved a new milestone by improving the efficiency of the land-based prototype of AIP. Developed by the Naval ..

What is Air Independent Propulsion? How is it used in Submarines?

The Defence Research Development Organisation recently achieved a milestone in the development of Air Independent Propulsion system. The system was operated in endurance mode and max power mode. The operation was successful. What is Air Independent Propulsion System? The Air Independent Propulsion System is being developed by Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL) of DRDO. The ..

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A Boost for DRDO’s AIP system

The Air Independent Propulsion system enhances the submerged endurance of the submarines several times. As compared to other technologies fuel cell AIP has merits in performance. DRDO is now set to build fuel-cell based AIP system for Indian Naval Submarines. Air Independent Propulsion AIP is a technology that allows the non-nuclear submarines to operate without ..

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4th Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela launched

The Indian Navy launched fourth Stealth Scorpene-Class submarine ‘INS Vela’ at state owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is fourth submarine that was launched by MDL after it entered into contract with French collaborator Ms Naval Group (earlier known as DCNS) for construction and transfer of technology for six Scorpene class ..

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