INDIAN NAVY SIGNS CONTRACT FOR ACQUISITION OF FIVE DIVING SUPPORT CRAFT
NewDelhi: Adding another milestone to the Make in India initiative of the Government of India, a Contract for construction of five Diving Support Craft (DSC) has been signed by Indian Navy with M/s Titagarh Wagons Ltd, Kolkata on 12 Feb 21. The contract envisages construction of five DSCs. Once commissioned, the DSC will meet the mission needs of Command Clearance Diving Teams (CCDTs) which are involved in providing diving assistance to all ships inside and close to harbour for underwater repair, maintenance and salvage. Fitted with state of the art diving equipment and tools for performing diving operations, Diving Support Craft will be a game changer in conducting diving operations and will serve an ideal platform for conducting training of Indian Navy’s diving cadre.