ICGS Arinjay was commissioned at which naval base of India, recently?
The Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) of Aadesh-Class of Indian Coast Guard, ICGS Arinjay has been commissioned by the chief of Southern Naval Command Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba at the naval base of Kochi, Kerala. It is the15th in the series of 20 FPVs, designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited. The ship has been named ICGS ‘Arinjay’, meaning ‘Victory Over Evil’ and will be based at Okha under the administrative and operational control of the Commander, Coast Guard region (north west). The 50-metre indigenous FPV has a displacement of 290 tonnes and has a maximum designed speed of 33 knots and is capable of undertaking multifarious tasks viz. surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and medical evacuation. It will be used for Anti- smuggling and anti-piracy activities and also for search and rescue operation, Fisheries protection and monitoring activities.