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DAMAGE CONTROL SIMULATOR (DCS) TO BE LOCATED AT PORT BLAIR

DAMAGE CONTROL SIMULATOR (DCS) TO BE LOCATED AT PORT BLAIR

Context

The Damage Control Simulator (DCS) of the Indian Navy will be located in Port Blair, which will be developed by Goa Shipyards Limited (GSL).

Details

  • The Damage Control Simulator (DCS) will serve as an important simulator to train Naval personnel in damage management on warships at Port Blair.
  • The simulator will be essentially a training system for providing a stressful and realistic environment in a controlled manner for training crew in damage control and repair of the ship in different scenarios.
  • To contain the damage and save the vessel, the crew needs to be able to respond to the threat with efficiency, expertise and confidence gained from training in similar situations.
  • The realistic damage scenarios and crisis generated in the DCS contributes invaluably in driving away fear among the trainees and in improving team building traits, thereby preparing them for unforeseen hardships and emergencies at sea.
  • Goa Shipyard Limited is an Indian Government-owned shipbuilding company located on the West Coast of India at Vasco da Gama, Goa.

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