Indian Navy signs contract with Hindustan Shipyard Ltd for construction of 2 Diving Support Vessels
Last Updated On : 30 Sep 2018
Indian Navy signs contract with Hindustan Shipyard Ltd for construction of 2 Diving Support Vessels (DSV)
The first vessel will be built in 36 months. It will be followed by the second vessel, 6 months later. The vessels will be based at Visakhapatnam and Mumbai respectively. It will have 118 m length and 7,650 T displacement. The DSV has a Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) that will improve its Submarine Rescue Capabilities. M/s James Fisher Defence, United Kingdom, delivered the first non-tethered DSRV with the capability of submarine rescue up to depths of 650 m, in April 2018, in Mumbai.