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

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

Published: October 9, 2020

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

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

Published: September 21, 2020

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

Published: August 14, 2020

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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ICGS Sachet Commissioned in Goa: First Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel

Published: May 16, 2020

On May 15, 2020, the Indian Coast Guard commissioned the first Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel, ICGS Sachet in Goa. The ceremony was chaired by the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh virtually. Highlights ICGS Sachet is one of the five ships under CGOPV (Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vehicle) project. The project was a follow-on project ..

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