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:

  • Surveillance
  • Interdiction
  • Search and rescue
  • Providing assistance to small boats/craft in distress at sea.

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