Indian Coast Guard Current Affairs - 2020

Debriefing of Tropex 19

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba took the debriefing of the recently concluded annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) 19. The lessons learnt from the Tropex exercise will provide Navy accurate assessments to fine-tune combat deployments, force structuring requirements, operational logistics, and material and training imperatives. Tropex 2019 Tropex is an inter-service military Read More…

India, Japan undertake Disaster Control Exercise

The coast guards of India and Japan undertook disaster control, search and rescue exercises off the coast of Yokohama in Japan. India had hosted the Japanese ships for the exercise last year and this time Japan is hosting the exercise. ICGS Shaunak is the main Indian ship taking part in the drills. ICGS Shaunak is an Offshore Patrol Vessel of Indian Read More…

Coast Guard deploys hovercrafts for enhanced security in Sir Creek

Indian Coast Guards has deployed two new hovercrafts to enhance its surveillance capabilities and to protect against any filtration bids from the Pakistan Side. The two hovercrafts would operate from the Jakhau facility in Gujrat. The two new hovercrafts together with three interceptor vessels will be responsible for the round the clock surveillance in the contentious Read More…

Clean Sea-2018: Indian Coast Guard conducts Exercise at sea off Port Blair

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has conducted Regional Level Marine Oil Pollution Response Exercise titled ‘Clean Sea– 2018’ at sea off Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar (A&B) Islands. The objective of exercise was to ascertain preparedness of IGC, resource agencies and other stakeholders in responding to major oil spill in line with provisions of National Oil 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…