• The Navy has inducted its first deep submergence rescue vehicle to rescue downed or disaster struck submarines on the high seas.
• India has now joined a select group of countries that have the capability to locate “distressed submarines”.
• At present, the U.S., China, Russia and a few others have the capability.
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Mains Paper 3: Science & Technology
Prelims level: Defence related developments
Mains level: Not so important