Fast Patrol Vessels Current Affairs, GK & News

Exercise Paschim Lehar

The Exercise Paschim Lehar is conducted to enhance the cooperation among the different naval commands in the Indian Navy. It involves Indian Army and Indian Air Force as well. Recently, the exercise was conducted in the west coast. About the exercise The exercise was held for twenty days. It was conducted to enhance the operational ..

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Indian Coast Guard Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Karnaklata Barua commissioned

On September 30, 2020, the Indian Coast guard Vessel Karnaklata Barua was commissioned at Kolkata. The commissioning was done through video conferencing. Highlights The ICGS Kanaklata Barua is one of the five FPVs (Fast Patrol Vessels) built by GRSE (Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers). The GRSE is a Defence Public Sector Undertaking. It was delivered ..

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Made in India ?Amrit Kaur? delivered to Indian Coast Guard (ICGS)

The third in a series of five ‘Fast Patrol Vessels’ (FPV) named ‘Amrit Kaur’ was delivered to the Indian Coast Guard (ICGS) by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) on 19th November 2019. Significance of the Name ?Amrit Kaur? Named after Freedom Fighter, the first Health Minister of India and the first Asian President ..

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DAC approves acquisition of 8 Fast Patrol Vessels for Coast Guard

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approval proposal for acquisition of 8 Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) for Indian Coast Guard at an approximate cost of Rs 800 crore. It also approved platform specific guidelines for procurement of Naval Utility helicopters. Similar guidelines for the other categories will be issued soon. DAC ..

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