Mishaps in the Indian Navy: Latest

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    There have been many incidents of mishaps in the Navy particularly eleven accidents since the Russian built submarine, INS Sindhurakshak exploded and sank at Mumbai harbour last August.
    Government has ordered Boards of Inquiry (Bols) in each of the incidents.

    A status report on the Bols is as under:

    INCIDENT
    DATE
    STATUS OF INQUIRY

    1. Fire on board INS Virat.
    22.09.2013
    The Board of Inquiry (Bol) Proceedings are under examination at Naval HQ.

    2. Fire onboard INS Konkan.
    04.12.2013
    The Bol proceedings are under examination at Naval HQ.

    3. Scraping of INS Tarkash Ship side on SBW Knuckle.
    19.12.2013
    The Bol proceedings are under examination at Naval HQ.

    4. Accident of INS Talwar with unlit fishing boat.
    23.12.2013
    Disciplinary action being taken against four officer and two sailors found culpable by the BoI.

    5. Crack on sonar dome of INS Betwa.
    08.01.2014
    The Bol proceedings are under examination at Naval HQ.

    6. Suspended movement of INS Sindhughosh while securing to alongside berth.
    17.01.2014
    The Bol is in progress at HQWNC.

    7. Sea water increase into tiller flat through a crack / hole in ship side of INS Vipul.
    23.01.2014
    The Bol proceedings are under examination at Naval HQ.

    8. Damage to Port propeller whilst entering harbour of INS Airavat.
    30.01.2014
    The Bol is in progress at HQENC.

    9. Fire in the Third Compartment of INS Sindhuratna.
    26.02.2014
    The Bol Proceedings are under examination at Naval HQ.

    10. Accident onboard Yard 12701 (Kolkata) under construction at MDL, while carrying out trials of Engine Room firefighting system.
    07.03.2014
    The Bol proceedings are under examination at Naval HQ.

    11. Incident of smouldering and thick smoke in armoury during hot work onboard INS Matanga.
    06.04.2014
    The Bol is in progress at HQWNC.
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    Modernisation and acquisition of new assets is an ongoing process dictated primarily by capabilities to be achieved, threat perceptions, prevailing external strategic security environment, emerging technologies and availability of funds. Modernisation programme of the Indian Navy is being pursued in accordance with the Maritime Capability Perspective Plan (MCPP 2012-2027).


    This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in a written reply to Shri Vijay Jawaharlal Darda in Rajya Sabha today.

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    Last edited: Jul 9, 2014
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