Submarine Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle at Vizag

The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) was inaugurated at the Vishakhapatnam Complex. Highlights The DSRV has been designed in such a way that the system can be quickly be mobilized in road or air. This is being done to facilitate submarine rescue operations even in far away locations. The vehicle System consists of Submarine rescue ..

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Fire in Russian Submarine kills 14

In a fire abroad a secret deep-sea research submarine which many identify (though not confirmed by the Russian Government) as the AS-12 Losharisk has killed 14 servicemen of the Russian Navy. Though details of the accident are not clear, experience seamen have attributed the cause of the fire to either a flammable liquid getting into ..

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Indian and US navies conducted Anti-Submarine Warfare drill in Indian Ocean

Indian and the US navies have conducted joint submarine hunting exercise near Diego garcia in the Indian Ocean in which India’s P8I Neptune Aircraft and US P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft along with the USS Spruance have participated. The exercise was focused on anti-submarine training, information sharing and coordination between maritime patrol aircraft and surface ..

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Indian Navy initiates process to acquire six lethal submarines under ambitious Project-75 India

To counter growing Chinese footprint in Indian ocean region, the Indian Navy has initiated the process to acquire six lethal submarines under the ambitious Project-75 India (I). The project would cost Rs 50,000 crore. Under Project 75-India, the Navy wants to build six conventional diesel-electric submarines which would be almost 50% bigger than the under-construction ..

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