On the eve of World Environment Day, the Indian Navy tested a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) and transferred personnel underwater from a submarine. The "live mating" exercise between DSRV and Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhuraj which was simulating as a distressed vessel was carried out on June 2 off the East coast.
The Indian Navy and Spokesperson of Indian Navy took to social media platforms share inside photos from the successful submarine rescue trial which was carried out off the east coast.
In pic: The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle of Indian Navy (DSRV) which was tested by Indian Navy in the waters off the east coast.
During the submarine rescue trial, Indian Navy personnel were transferred from INS Sindhuraj to DSRV underwater and brought safely to the surface. The transfer of personnel from the depth of the ocean is a new skill acquired by the Indian Navy. It will help it in dealing with submarine emergencies.
While releasing the pictures on social networking site, Indian Navy The said that the entire evolution was done by the Indian crew and marked the culmination of the training phase on the East Coast.
The Indian Navy described the live mating exercise as a historic achievement towards DSRV integration into the Indian Navy and said that it would pave the way for the Indian Navy to emerge as a submarine rescue provider in the (Indian Ocean Region) IOR.
In pic: Members and crew of the Indian Navy pose for a picture after successfully testing the Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) and transfer of personnel underwater from a submarine.
On June 5, 2019, the Indian Navy successfully tested a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) and transferred personnel underwater from a submarine. The Indian Navy took to Twitter to share inside photos from the successful submarine rescue trial which was carried out off the east coast. See pictures. (All Pictures Courtesy/Twitter SpokespersonNavy)