Submarine Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Defence Current Affairs
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
The Ministry of Defence has been on the news for its failure to dispose 20 nuclear submarines. The National Audit Office report says that 9 of the 20 vessels still have nuclear fuel in it. It also added in its report that the Ministry of Defence has not taken any measures to dismantle the submarines ..