Indian Coast Guard Current Affairs, GK & News

INS Vajra commissioned to Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard Ship Vajra was commissioned to the Indian Coast Guard by Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, at Kattupalli in Chennai. Key Points INS Vajra was sixth in series of seven Offshore Patrol Vessel and was constructed by M/s Larsen & Toubro Ltd at Kattupalli. It is a 98-meter ship and is ..

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Sagar Kavach Coastal Security Exercise and Matla Abhiyan Exercise held: Key Facts

The Indian Navy conducted a two-day coastal security exercise called “Sagar Kavach”. The exercise was conducted by Indian Navy along with Indian Coastal Guard. It is a half-yearly exercise to check coastal security mechanism and validate Standard Operating Procedure. Highlights Around 50 patrol crafts of the Coast Guard and 20 ships of the Indian Navy ..

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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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Women Officers for the first time join Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy

For the first time in the history of Indian Defence System two women officers were selected to join as Observers in the Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy. They will be the first women combatants operating warships. Highlights The two women officers joining the Helicopter team are Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh and Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi. ..

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‘Sarthak’ Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for Indian Coast Guard launched

An Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Indian Coast Guard was launched and re-christened as Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak’. The launching ceremony was held at Goa Shipyard Limited and it was conducted through the video conferencing mode from the Coast Guard Headquarters at New Delhi. About Sarthak This is the 4th one in the ..

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