Indian Navy Accidents
Indian Navy has had a higher incident of accidents as compared to other naval forces. It has on an average lost one warship in peacetime. Since 2004, it has lost one maritime soldier periodically. While peacetime misfortunes of warships are not phenomenal (since the World War II, the US Navy has lost 16 warships and Russia’s record isn’t also very clean), few worldwide maritime strengths have such a questionable record. While some of the accidents reported since 2013 were serious, a considerable were insignificant episodes misrepresented in the media and the general public.
These mishaps have been credited to maturing ships in need of upkeep, postponed acquisitions by the Ministry of Defense, and human slip. However, maritime analysts additionally contend that as India’s substantial war fleet of 160 boats timekeepers around 12,000 boat days adrift consistently, in changed waters and climate, a few episodes are certain. Skippers of failing boats are released from their charge after an inquiry. The mishap of Sindhuratna resulted in the resignation of the then Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral D K Joshi on 26 February 2014, who quit taking moral responsibility.
INS Trishul: 2005. It was a Talwar-class frigate that impacted a business vessel, Ambuja Laxmi, outside the Mumbai harbor, while coming back from a preparation mission. Radar frameworks introduced by the port powers and those ready for Ambuja Laxmi were not able to locate INS Trishul and keep the side on crash. No serious loss of lives was reported.
INS Prahar: 2006. It was a Veer class corvette that sank in the wake of impacting the MV Rajiv Gandhi vessel around 20 nautical miles far from the Goa coast. No loss of lives was reported.
INS Dunagiri: 2006. A Nilgiri class frigate, impacted witha Shipping Corporation of India vendor vessel, the MV Kiti, off the bank of Mumbai. No loss of lives.
INS Sindhughosh: 2008. It was a Kilo-class submarine, impacted an outside shipper vessel MV Leeds Castle while attempting to surface in waters north of mumbai.
INS Kuthar: 2009. Collided with destroyer INS Ranvir in the Bay of Bengal due to the result of an imperfect move.
INS Mumbai: 2010. Three soldiers were immediately slaughtered when an AK-630 Close-in weapon framework went off as security drills were not emulated.
INS Vindhyagiri: 2011. It was a Nilgiri-class frigate which inverted after an impact with a Cyprus-hailed trader vessel MV Nordlake, after which a real fire softened out up the ship’s motor engine compartment room. INS Vindhyagiri was later decommissioned.
INS Sindhurakshak: 2013. Blasts were reported on the vessel while it was berthed at the maritime dockyard off the Mumbai coast. Fifteen Sailors and three officers lost their lives. Different sources express that a little blast happened around midnight which then set off the two bigger explosions.
INS Konkan: 2013. It was a Pondicherry-class minesweeper under the Eastern Naval Command, burst into flames at the maritime dockyard at Visakhapatnam while experiencing repairs. The flame inundated a significant part of the ship’s inside before it was put off. No losses were reported.
INS Talwar: 2013. The Talwar frigate of the Indian Navy impacted an angling trawler harming four of the 27 individuals ready for trawler and sinking it. The angling trawler was working without lights.
INS Tarkash: 2013. This time again a Talwar class frigate endured harm to its body when it hit the wharf while docking at the Mumbai maritime base.
INS Betwa: 2014. INS Betwa was an indigenously manufactured Brahmaputra class guided rocket frigate which ran on solid land and impacted an unidentified item while approaching the Mumbai maritime base. The sonar arrangement of the frigate was split, prompting flawed readings and an entrance of saltwater into touchy supplies.
INS Vipul: 2014. INS Veer was a veer class corvette which was caught with a gap in its column compartment which constrained the boat go into the harbor while it was on an operational arrangement.
INS Airavat: 2014. It was a Shardul class land and/or water capable fighting vessel which ran ashore while coming back to its home base at Visakhapatnam, bringing on slight harm to its propellers.
INS Sindhuratna: 2014. It was a Kilo-class submarine which had a blaze identified ready for trials were being led which brought about smoke prompting suffocation and demise of two officers. Seven mariners were accounted for harmed and were carried to the maritime base doctor’s facility in Mumbai.