Hovercraft: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Coast Guard deploys hovercrafts for enhanced security in Sir Creek

Published: December 26, 2018

Indian Coast Guards has deployed two new hovercrafts to enhance its surveillance capabilities and to protect against any filtration bids from the Pakistan Side. The two hovercrafts would operate from the Jakhau facility in Gujrat. The two new hovercrafts together with three interceptor vessels will be responsible for the round the clock surveillance in the contentious ..

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Indian Coast Guard Hovercraft H-187 Commissioned

Published: June 11, 2012

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 ..

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