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UDT 2018: Second Indian DSRV to complete build before year end

27th June 2018 - 16:20 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Glasgow


The second of two deep search and rescue vehicle (DSRV) destined for the Indian Navy’s fledgling submarine rescue capability will finish its build process in November 2018, ahead of an expected entry in service in March 2019.

Earlier this year the first submersible undertook open ocean trials near Mumbai off the west coast of India, although the beginning of the monsoon season during this period will necessitate a repeat visit in September to conduct the next phases under improved conditions.

Initial trials and training had taken place in the waters off Fort William and Glasgow, before the submersible’s transfer

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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