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What does AIP stand for?

AIP stands for Air-Independent Propulsion

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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.
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.
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.
Pakistan In a separate agreement DCN is already providing Pakistan with an air-independent propulsion capability.