Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has developed a special class diesel conforming to NATO grade for use in ships and vessels of Indian Navy. Vice Admiral G S Pabby launched the Upgraded High Flash High-Speed Diesel (HFHSD- IN 512).
The fuel possesses the best rheological and detergent characteristics validated against most stringent military specifications. It also has lesser environmental impact due to low Sulphur content and would result in the better performance of engines. This fuel will facilitate the Indian Navy to enhance its global footprint and will allow India to fuel the vessels of friendly foreign countries at places where fuel conforming to NATO grade is supplied.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd: Sanjiv Singh.
- Headquarters of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd: New Delhi.
The Chief of the Naval Staff: Admiral Karambir Singh.