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Nupur Kulshrestha becomes first woman DIG of Indian Coast Guard

Nupur Kulshrestha becomes the first woman to be promoted as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Indian Coast Guard. She had joined the Coast Guard service in 1999 and became the first woman to be promoted to the DIG cadre. In 2018, the then DIG B K Loshali has been dismissed from his services following enquires ..

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ICGS Varad: First Major Defence ship to clear all acceptance Trials in a Single Sea Sortie

On February 28, 2020, the Indian Coast Guard’S ICGS Varad, an Offshore Patrol Vessel was commissioned at Chennai port. The vessel is to operate under North Eastern Coast Guard Region. Highlights The ICGS was built by L&T at Kattupalli near Chennai. It is 98 metres long and holds modern navigation and communication equipment. It is ..

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Yard 45006 Vajra

The 6th offshore patrol vessel, Yard 45006 Vajra, was launched in late February to improve the capacity of the Indian Coast Guard. What is Yard 45006 Vajra? Yard 45006 Vajra is an offshore patrol vessel that was built under the ‘Make in India’ initiative. It is the 6th in a series of 7 such vessels ..

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ICGS Varad commissioned into Indian Coast Guard

Larsen & Toubro ship building company recently handed over the offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS Varad to the country. The ship has been commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard at L&T Kattupalli shipyard, near Chennai. This is the fifth in the series of the seven patrol vessels built by L&T, contracted by the Defence Ministry.  ICGS ..

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VAJRA: The Offshore Patrol Vessel-6 launched at Chennai

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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