For starters, the case for equipping the last two of the six French Scorpene submarines being built at Mazagon Docks (MDL) with the crucial air-independent propulsion systems is being "progressed'', said a report quoted defence ministry sources.
What does AIP stand for?
AIP stands for Air-Independent Propulsion
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- Afghan In Progress
- Afghan Islamic Press
- Agence Internationale de Presse (French)
- Agence Ivorienne de Presse
- Agency Investigation Panel
- Agreement in Principle
- Air Independent Power
- Air Independent Propulsion
- Air Inlet Pressure
- Air Interface Protocol
Samples in periodicals archive:
The American Case Although air-independent propulsion has heralded a quiet--in many senses of the word--revolution in submarine propulsion, nuclear power is still the propulsion system of choice for the US Navy.
These submarines feature diesel propulsion and an optional air-independent propulsion (AIP) system.
Edlund also worked previously for Ballard Power Systems on hydrogen purification for air-independent propulsion.
The deal covers six Class-214 air-independent propulsion (AIP) submarines by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW), a part of the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems shipbuilding group, the statement said.
The Spanish Navy will install the new fuel cell power modules on its S-80 model, 2,500-ton submarines as part of the air-independent propulsion system.
Pakistan In a separate agreement DCN is already providing Pakistan with an air-independent propulsion capability.
Emphasis is needed to offset the threat of quiet diesel-electric and air-independent propulsion submarines in the fleets of potentially hostile nations.