Indian Coast Guard Ship: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Indian Coast Guard Ship C-452 to be commissioned in Indian Navy

Published: November 3, 2020

On November 3, 2020, the ICGS C-452, designed and built by L&T is to be commissioned in the Indian Navy. The ship was indigenously built in India under the Make in India initiative. Highlights Earlier, Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh had commissioned the ICGS Sachet and two other interceptor boats namely C-451 and C-450 in ..

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Indian Coast Guard Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Karnaklata Barua commissioned

Published: October 1, 2020

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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VAJRA: The Offshore Patrol Vessel-6 launched at Chennai

Published: February 27, 2020

On February 27, 2020, the 6th Coast Guard OPV-6 (Offshore Patrol Vessel-6) called the “VAJRA” was launched in Chennai. Highlights The OPV will assist Indian Navy in guarding 7,500 km long coast line and 20 lakh square kilo metre of Exclusive Economic Zone. It will also help to safeguard one lakh merchant ships transiting in ..

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Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Vigraha decommissioned

Published: May 16, 2019

The Indian Coast Guard ship (ICGS) Vigraha was decommissioned at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The decommissioning ceremony was attended by eight former Commanding Officers who had been at the helm of the ship, along with former and the present crew. About ICGS Vigraha Service: It is a frontline offshore patrol vessel (OPV). It was commissioned into ..

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ICGS Vigraha Decommissioned

Published: May 16, 2019

Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Vigraha was decommissioned after the 29 glorious years of service from 1990 to 2019. ICGS Vigraha ICGS Vigraha, a frontline offshore patrol vessel commissioned on April 12, 1990. It was the seventh offshore patrol vessel built by the Mazagaon Dock Limited, Mumbai. The ship which was later based at Visakhapatnam ..

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