Former naval aviator Captain K.P. Sanjeev Kumar examines the San Juan tragedy, pointing out that after half a century of operating submarines, India still does not have organic submarine rescue capability and asks why navies such as ours invest in submarines without closing the loop on submarine rescue.
Captain K.P. Sanjeev Kumar
Capt KP Sanjeev Kumar is a former navy test pilot and blogs at www.kaypius.com. He has flown over 24 types of fixed & rotary wing aircraft and holds a dual ATP rating on Bell 412 & AW139 helicopters. ‘Kaypius’, as he is widely known in his circles, flies in the offshore oil & gas division of a leading helicopter services company. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Views expressed in this article are personal.