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ICGS C-453 Interceptor boat commissioned

The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICG) named as C-453 was commissioned into services in Chennai on February 19, 2021. This was the 17th interceptor boats out of the 18 which are being indigenously built by Larsen & Toubro Ltd. ICGS C-453 It is a 27.80-m-long interceptor boat. The boat has a displacement of 105 tonnes. ..

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Sea Vigil 2021

The second edition of coastal Defence Exercise Sea Vigil-21 is to be conducted between January 12 and January 13, 2021. What is Sea Vigil Exercise? The Sea Vigil exercise will be undertaken along the 7,516 kilo metres coastline. It involves all the thirteen coastal states, Union Territories and the Exclusive Economic Zone. Also, the exercise ..

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India-France Annual Strategic Dialogue

India and France held their annual strategic dialogue in New Delhi. What are the key takeaways from the India-France Annual Strategic Dialogue? The countries mainly focused on COVID-19 vaccines, nuclear, Indo-Pacific, space, environment, maritime safety, digital economy, environment and defence sectors. Why is France important to India in terms of Indo Pacific? France has a ..

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Offshore Patrol Vessel: Saksham

The Goa Shipyard Limited recently launched the fifth and final Offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS (Indian Coast Guard Ship) Saksham. It is to be commissioned by October 2021. About the Offshore Patrol Vessels These Patrol Vessels are armed with 30-mm guns. They weigh 2,350 tonnes. The hull of these vessels is designed to provide high fuel ..

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Indo-Thai CORPAT, Coordinated Patrol held

The 30th Indo-Thai CORPAT is being held between Indian Navy and Royal Thai Navy from November 18, 2020 to November 20, 2020. INS Karmuk, HTMS Kraburi along with the Dornier maritime aircraft are to participate in the CORPAT. The countries have been holding CORPAT along the International Maritime Boundary Line twice a year since 2005. ..

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