The Indian Navy will receive the first of two submarine rescue systems (SRS) from JFD, a UK-based company in March 2018.
The first of two SRSs will be delivered to the Indian Navy in March 2018, senior IN officials were quoted as saying by Jane’s on 20 November.
JFD was awarded a £193m contract by the Indian Navy for the provision and long term support of its submarine rescue capability in 2015. The contract includes the design, build and supply of two complete submarine rescue systems, and a 25-year all inclusive annual maintenance contract.
JFD has to provide two complete fly-away submarine rescue systems, including Deep Search and Rescue Vehicles (DSRV), Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS) equipment, Transfer Under Pressure (TUP) systems, and all logistics and support equipment required to operate the service.
The equipment is being designed, manufactured, integrated and tested by JFD prior to shipping to India for final commissioning and trials.
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Cochin Shipyard Limited, one of the largest shipbuilding and maintenance facility in India, has won a tender for manufacturing 8 anti-submarine ships for the Indian Navy under a project estimated to cost INR 5,400 crores (US$834m). The Navys project will enhance the submarine capacity of the country and will make advancements in the core capabilities, New Delhi Times reports
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The Indian Defense Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has commissioned home-grown anti-submarine corvette, INS Kiltan in the southern port city of Vishakhapatnam Monday. INS Kiltan is third of the four Project 28 warships that has joined the Indian Navy
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The Indian Navy is moving a proposal to buy 24 multi-role helicopters for an approximate $1.8 billion (INR 12,000 Crore) to be deployed for anti-submarine warfare as well as operations by its Marine Commando (MARCOS) special forces
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The Indian Navy is expected to receive the missile-range instrumentation ship, India's most advanced and largest ocean surveillance vessel that can track ballistic missiles, in 2018. A naval vessel known only by its mysterious yard designation at Visakhapatnam, VC 11184 -- is being built by Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) at a cost of INR 725 crore (US$111m) under a classified project which began four years ago
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