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Inshore patrol Vessel ICGS RAJDOOT commissioned in Indian Coast Guard Featured

  • Tuesday, Apr 23 2013

 Inshore patrol vessel ‘Rajdoot’ was commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard by Shri Arunava Dutt, the Controller General of Defence Accounts at an impressive ceremony at Kolkata on Monday. With the commissioning of Rajdoot, the force level of ICG has gone up to 82 ships and boats. Inspector General KC Pande was also present on the occasion. 

Designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers, Kolkata fifty-meter-long ‘Rajdoot’, the sixth in the series of eight Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) has a water displacement of 300 tons and can achieve a maximum speed of 34 Knots. It is capable of undertaking multifarious tasks such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and medical evacuation. The ship is fitted with state-of-the art communication and navigation equipment like Integrated Bridge Management System and 30 mm CRN-91 gun as main armament.

ICGS “Rajdoot”,will be based at New Mangalore under Coast Guard Region (West). The ship will enhance the Indian Coast Guard’s capability to undertake operations to further Maritime and Coastal Security on the Western Seaboard.

The Ship is commanded by Commandant Anupam Rai and has a crew of 05 Officers and 30 personnel. 

 

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