Indian Coast Guard Hovercraft H-187 Commissioned
Indian Coast Guard Hovercraft H-187 commissioned in the force. It is first of the series of 12 Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs) designed and built by Griffon Hoverwork Limited (GHL), UK.
Key Specifications of Hovercraft H-187 :
- 21meters long Air Cushion Vehicle
- Displaces 31 tonnes
- Maximum speed of 45 knots
Some of its key utilities:
- Search and rescue
- Providing assistance to small boats/craft in distress at sea.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012