Indian Navy acquires advanced submarine rescue vehicles

Indian Navy acquires advanced submarine rescue vehicles
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NEW DELHI - Indian Navy has inducted its first deep submergence rescue vehicle which is deployed to rescue downed or disaster-struck submarines at high sea.

Navy Spokesperson Capt DK Sharma said that with induction of the deep submergence rescue vehicle (DSRV), India has joined a select group of countries that have the capability to locate and rescue "distressed submarines".

At present, the US, China, Russia and a few other countries have the capabilities to deploy DSRVs.

New Delhi