Pollution control vessels: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

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

Published: February 29, 2020

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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DAC approves Rs. 9,435-crore procurement proposals for three services

Published: March 1, 2018

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved various procurement proposals for three services estimated at about Rs. 9,435 crore. The proposals includes purchase of 41,000 light machine guns (LMGs) and over 3.5 lakh close quarter battle (CQB) carbines, High-capacity radio relay (HCRR) and two Pollution control vessels (PCV). DAC ..

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