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Russian-made Indian Navy submarine sank in Mumbai

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Russian-made Indian Navy submarine sank in Mumbai



Diesel-electric submarine of Russian production, owned by the Indian Navy "Sindurakshak" ("Sea Giant"), on board which a fire broke out, sank on Wednesday in the port of registry - Mumbai, reports Times of India.

On board the submarine were 18 man of the crew, who quickly left it.

“There remains, however, the possibility that several people on the submarine were trapped. Details are being clarified, ”the publication is quoted by the statement of the Ministry of Defense of the country, ITAR-TASS reports.

According to the press, after the fire that broke out on Tuesday shortly before midnight, an explosion occurred aboard the Sindurakshak. The causes of emergency are being investigated.

About three o'clock in the morning, the fire on the submarine was managed to be extinguished by the efforts of 16 fire brigade. According to media reports, the threat of flame spread to other vessels in the port of Mumbai is excluded.

A specially formed commission has already begun to investigate the causes of the explosion and the fire, the country's naval command, in turn, reported.

“At the time of emergency, there were 18 people on board. We are making efforts to ensure the safety of the crew members and to raise the sunken submarine, ”the message says. As they clarified, "the submarine plunged under the water, only part of it is visible above the surface."

The submarine Sindurakshak of the 877 EKM project, an export modification of the Halibus project (according to the NATO classification - Kilo), was laid at one of the oldest shipbuilding enterprises in Russia - the Admiralty Shipyards (St. Petersburg) in 1995 for the Indian Navy.

The contract for the implementation of the average repair and modernization of the Sinurakshak in the Severodvinsk center of the ship repair Zvezdochka was signed on June 4 of the year 2010. At the beginning of this year, the submarine returned to the port of Mumbai.
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  1. basil200
    basil200 15 August 2013 06: 15 New
    +1
    Give the child a toy, it will break.
    1. Ruslan67
      Ruslan67 15 August 2013 06: 17 New
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      Quote: basil200
      Give the child a toy, it will break.

      Foolishly and horseradish can be broken wassat
  2. Nursultan
    Nursultan 15 August 2013 06: 38 New
    0
    What do they do with technology? Aircraft carrier broke, sank a submarine! at this rate, they will be left without ships.
  3. Garrin
    Garrin 15 August 2013 06: 45 New
    +3
    As you name the boat, so it will float. "FOOLshak "
  4. vladsolo56
    vladsolo56 15 August 2013 07: 04 New
    +3
    Everything that was done in the USSR throughout the world was considered a standard of reliability, at least everything that was sold for export. Russia has lost this status, now no one in the world believes that what has been done in Russia means reliable. Have survived
    1. Constantine
      Constantine 15 August 2013 09: 05 New
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      Quote: vladsolo56
      Everything that was done in the USSR throughout the world was considered a standard of reliability, at least everything that was sold for export. Russia has lost this status, now no one in the world believes that what has been done in Russia means reliable. Have survived


      Before making statements based on coffee grounds, it would be nice to wait for the results of the incident investigation wink It’s not good to slander your people yes
      1. vladsolo56
        vladsolo56 15 August 2013 12: 04 New
        +1
        If this were an isolated case, then I would agree with you, and when does it become almost the norm? then what to call it.
    2. Wedmak
      Wedmak 15 August 2013 09: 33 New
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      It seems that a well-known cousin about two balls and a Russian one will have to redo about two ships and an Indian. One was broken, the second was burned and sunk. Geniuses!
  5. vietnam7
    vietnam7 15 August 2013 07: 07 New
    +4
    Quote: Nursultan
    What do they do with technology? Aircraft carrier broke, sank a submarine! at this rate, they will be left without ships.
    Someone from around the corner will shout that the Russians have everything bad and slip their own boat or boat.
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  6. GEO
    GEO 15 August 2013 07: 11 New
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    Are there any divers? What could have caused the explosion? Hydrogen from battery? Not monitored or sensors not working?
    1. sir.jonn
      sir.jonn 15 August 2013 09: 11 New
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      Quote: GEO
      Are there any divers? What could have caused the explosion? Hydrogen from battery? Not monitored or sensors not working?

      There is no information about the compartments in which the fire occurred and spread, so the reason and nature of the explosion can only be discussed at the level of assumptions.
      Of course, hydrogen can explode from the battery, but only by sloppiness, there is ventilation on the boat and is built taking into account the long experience of operation and analysis of emergency situations that occurred during the long existence of the Soviet submarine fleet.
      Perhaps there was no explosion, but there was a fire which, under the conditions of the submarine, spreads quite quickly, the presence of jumpers and pipelines of the VVD (high pressure air) in the compartments can make the fire explosive.
      There is still the possibility of an explosion of torpedoes, but not in this case.
  7. Ivan79
    Ivan79 15 August 2013 07: 20 New
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    As they say, both laughter and sin. On the "asterisk" for any one side of them probably. We are the last
    time with enviable regularity we lose their tenders. And then the submarine exploded, shadow
    on the fence as they say ...
  8. Dangerous
    Dangerous 15 August 2013 07: 28 New
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    Yesterday it was reported that the entire crew located on the square died ...
  9. Revolver
    Revolver 15 August 2013 07: 33 New
    +2
    Well, if turkeys are the same sailors as programmers, then I won’t be surprised. Oh, what, but the code written by the turkeys has seen enough, and I’ll say that the code, like movies, can be good, bad, and Indian. I’d rather be surprised that they rarely explode and sink.
  10. Nayhas
    Nayhas 15 August 2013 07: 45 New
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    The news is somewhat outdated, it has already been announced that the most likely cause of the fire was the ignition of hydrogen. "" Kilo class submarines do not have automatic monitoring systems and the charge level of each battery must be checked manually, "said one Indian sailor who served on the boat. He explained that the boat's 500 batteries need to be recharged several times a year, and it is the large number of manual operations that explains the fact that there were a lot of people in the boat's compartments.According to an Indian sailor interviewed by Indiatoday, the hydrogen generated by the batteries when charging is pumped out through flexible ducts that need to be constantly monitored. He added that if these ducts are not monitored, hydrogen begins to mix with the air and accumulate in compartments where it can be ignited by any spark. "
    India spent $ 80 million on Sindurakshak repair, the repair was done for 2,5 years, this case will hit our military-trade relations ...
    1. Andrey from Tver
      Andrey from Tver 15 August 2013 08: 23 New
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      This Indian sailor is confusing something. On the 887 project, there were 2 batteries of 120 cells each, not 500 batteries. The battery level cannot cause an explosion. They charge the batteries as they discharge, and not several times a year, although the devil knows what the rules are in India. Hydrogen gas analyzers on a boat should be a must. But if you do not use them and do not ventilate the boat and pits while charging the batteries, then it may start to blow.
      1. Corsair
        Corsair 15 August 2013 09: 59 New
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        Quote: Andrey from Tver
        Hydrogen gas analyzers on a boat should be a must. But if you do not use them and do not ventilate the boat and pits while charging the batteries, then it may start to blow.

        Like the flameless hydrogen afterburning system ...
  11. abrakadabre
    abrakadabre 15 August 2013 08: 00 New
    +1
    There are only two options:
    1. Monkey with a grenade
    2. Competently carried out sabotage of potential "friends" of India.

    The probability of the first reason is greatest
  12. Krilion
    Krilion 15 August 2013 08: 15 New
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    somewhere the information slipped, if I don’t confuse anything, that the Indians built their first atomic PL .. and something vague doubts torment me about her fate and the fate of the boat crew ... about the more serious consequences (the onset of which I have no doubt) finding complex equipment in hardened Hindu hands and thinking scary ...
  13. Krilion
    Krilion 15 August 2013 08: 41 New
    -1
    what Indians are, by the way, can be learned from the following material:

    http://voprosik.net/chto-ne-govoryat-o-stranax-tretego-mira/

    do not be surprised that everything explodes, falls and drowns .. be surprised that this happens not every day, but relatively rarely ...
  14. Krilion
    Krilion 15 August 2013 08: 57 New
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    quote from the material at the link above:

    Incredible dishonesty in this country - not only in the toilet. The scariest of all my business trips - to an Indian gas production platform at sea against Bombay (today - Mumbai) As soon as I got off the helicopter, the eye cut dirt around the equipment, and most importantly - leakage of flammable liquids: it’s a bad thing when there is a sea around and nowhere to run. The main thing, however, was ahead. Cockroaches in my cabin went unashamedly, but these were flowers too. In less than twenty minutes after I turned off the light at night, I jumped up as scalded and found a bunch of bugs in bed. Shaking from disgust and anger, I fought with them all night, jumping up every twenty minutes, and in the morning I threw a wild scandal to the local authorities. An hour later, I was not satisfied that the scandal helped. There was a roar from the cabin, furniture overturned, everything was poured with tight jets of insecticide. Calmed down, I went to bed ... in an hour to jump from a new invasion of bugs - apparently a poison-resistant breed bred on that platform. I will not bore you with a description of the fountains of evil sarcasm that burst out of me in the remaining days at all, including my innocent tech partners who are innocent, and I will tell you only the ending. A couple of weeks after returning, I was sitting in my “cube” as our employee flew in and demanded that I open the Indian Times on the Internet. Opening, I found out that a week after my county on this platform there was a fire with an explosion, after which she capsized and sank with twenty employees.


    nothing reminds?
  15. Pashhenko Nikolay
    Pashhenko Nikolay 15 August 2013 09: 33 New
    0
    Quote: Captain Vrungel
    Twenty years ago, India a moped could not build
    Don’t tell. At the end of the eighties, I came across a note about a diesel motorcycle made in India.
  16. donavi49
    donavi49 15 August 2013 10: 00 New
    +4
    Presently:
    This boat in India was already burning, but then it was possible to extinguish within an hour. The reason is a violation of TB in the nasal pit of the battery. The battery and the entire alarm system are Indian. The rules of TB are ours, but they are only implemented in the presence of large superiors (traditional rugs, candles with incense in all compartments of the Indian boat are the norm).

    The boat was modernized and repaired according to a special project, which will become the base for all subsequent Indian boats. New systems, Indian and Western production, instead of Russian. Their mass has been installed, starting from the new Porpoise radar and the Indian cooling system, ending with the elements of the CIUS and the new sonar from Bharat Electronics.

    Upon acceptance, all comments were eliminated before the main tests, they went smoothly and without comment. The boat moved under its own power to India.

    Apparently, at the Base at the fateful hour, they either prepared for the BS, or just came from a military campaign.

    There were two explosions, the first weaker, which caused a fire, after a long time (about an hour) the second which led to the flooding of the boat. BZZH was practically not carried out, fire crews reached the boat after 25-30 minutes. Miraculously, they saved the second boat, on which the rubber coating had already caught fire, but they managed to bring down the fire, the boat burned but did not receive significant damage.

    All 18 (3 officers and 15 lower ranks) are inside the boat, their fate is unknown. The boat is flooded. Divers try to get past several compartments around the cabin.

    The diversion is seen as a version, in view of the increased tension with Pakistan and the Islamists, as well as Indian Independence Day.
  17. tirazu
    tirazu 15 August 2013 12: 02 New
    +5
    How much shit was poured in the comments on the Indians! Very ugly however. Remind me how many accidents have recently been experienced by very advanced, clean and hardworking Russians? For example, the nuclear submarine Nerpa. And it seems that President Putin just spoke about an absolutely unimaginable amount of marriage: “During the construction of one of the serial ships, equipment failed 132 times.” I have been to India many times, good and friendly people there. And reading disgusting articles to the songs of some bum (not an Indian) is very disgusting. Of course, a mistake in service or an accident is quite likely, but why mess with our old allies, as a nation of idlers and idiots?