Indian Coast Gaurd Current Affairs - 2020

Vigraha- An Offshore Patrol Vessel of Indian Coast Guard launched

The Indian Coast Guard have  launched a 98-metre offshore patrol vessel ‘Vigraha’ at a private shipyard in Kattupalli, Chennai on October 7, 2020. The vessel is the one among the series of seven vessels that were designed and built for the Coast Guard. These vessels have been built and designed by Larsen and Toubro Shipbuilding Read More…

Indian Coast Guard Vessel ICGS “Karnaklata Barua” commissioned in Kolkata

The Indian Coast guard Vessel Karnaklata Barua was commissioned at Kolkata on September 30, 2020 through video conferencing. Key Facts The ICGS Kanaklata Barua is one among the five Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) It has been built by Kolkata based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE). The vessel was delivered in June, 2020. This is Read More…

Indian Coast Guard launches new Offshore patrol vessel ICGS Varaha

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) launches new Offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ICGS Varaha at L&T Kattupalli shipyard near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is fourth in the series of 98 M OPVs designed and built indigenously by Larsen & Toubro (L&T). ICGS Varaha It is fitted with advanced technology navigation and communication equipment, sensor and machinery. Its Read More…

Sahyog HOP TAC -2018: First India-Vietnam Coast Guards exercise held in Bay of Bengal

The maiden joint exercise of Coast Guards of India and Vietnam “Sahyog HOP TAC -2018” was held in the Bay of Bengal off the Chennai coast, Tamil Nadu. It was aimed at strengthening the working level relationship between coast guards of both navies. Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 The exercise was aimed at acquainting coast guards of Read More…

DAC approves acquisition of 8 Fast Patrol Vessels for Coast Guard

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approval proposal for acquisition of 8 Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) for Indian Coast Guard at an approximate cost of Rs 800 crore. It also approved platform specific guidelines for procurement of Naval Utility helicopters. Similar guidelines for the other categories will be issued soon. DAC Read More…