Submariners require mental toughness

Submariners require mental toughness

The submariners differ from the other naval trades due to the mental strength to withstand long periods underseas. In an interview with Frontier India, Cmde Arun Kumar (retd.), a veteran submariner who served on India’s first nuclear submarine INS Chakra (Chakra 1), Foxtrot submarines, Sishumar submarines and Kilo submarines; and was the Principal Director Submarine Acquisition (PDSMAQ) at the NHQ during the acquisition of Scorpene submarine, spoke about the selection and training of submariners in the Indian Navy.

The entire interview series can be seen on Youtube – click here.


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