Fast patrol vessel ICGS Arinjay commissions in Kochi
ICGS Arinjay, Fast Patrol Vessel was commissioned in Naval Base, Kochi on November 2. This is the 15th vessel of its class in the series of 20 such Fast Patrol Vessel commissioned by Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-chief, Southern Naval Command. India’s future is intrinsically linked to the maritime security.
The Coast Guard ship, built by Cochin Shipyard Limited is 50 metres long, displaces 317 tons of water and has a maximum designed speed of 33 knots. The ship is capable of undertaking multifarious tasks such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and medical evacuation. Post commissioning, the ship will be based at Okha, under the administrative and operational control of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (NW).
Other Naval ships:-
- INS Astradharani – first indigenously designed and built torpedo launch and recovery vessel in Visakhapatnam.
- Apoorva & C-421 – Indian Coast Guard commissioned indigenously built vessels.
- INS Kochi, a state-of-the-art Indian Navy destroyer, by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Mumbai.
- INS Arihant, India’s first indigenous nuclear submarine which is to undergo missile firing test soon.
- INS Kochi, a Kolkata-class Guided Missile Destroyer in its contingent to showcase India’s indigenous efforts in the field of underwater warfare.
- INS Astravahini, decommissioned after 31 years of service.
- INS Vajrakosh, commissioned by Defence Ministry at Karwar.
- INS Sahyadri entered Da Nang port in Vietnam as part of its operational deployment in the South China Sea.
- INS Visakhapatnam, the lead ship of the Visakhapatnam-class stealth guided-missile destroyers of the Indian Navy.
- INS Vikramaditya is the newest and largest most powerful warship in Indian Navy. Read More