Rapid Fire August 14, 2013: India’s Materiel Challenges Continue UnabatedAug 14, 2013 11:00 UTC
- India’s problems with its Russian-made Kilo-class submarines continue: an explosion aboard INS Sindhurakshak sank the boat while docked in Mumbai. The status of the crew of 18 trapped onboard, and the cause of the explosion, remain unclear, though at least some of the crew are expected to have died. Firemen managed to contain the fire before it could damage as 2nd sub berthed right next to the one which exploded.
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