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ICG commissions Interceptor Ship ICGS C 439 at Mumbai

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) recently commissioned interceptor ship ICGS C 439 at Mumbai, Maharashtra.
ICG commissions Interceptor Ship ICGS C 439 at Mumbai
  • Its induction will help to further enhance operational capabilities to undertake multifarious tasks such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and medical evacuations along western coast.

About ICGS C 439:

  • ICGS C 439 is designed by L&T Marine & Ship Design Division, an in-house facility of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Limited.
  • It is 27.4 metres long and has 136 tonnes displacement capacity. 
  • It is powered by twin water-jet propulsion systems to enable quick response.
  • It can achieve maximum speed of 45 knots. 
  • It has full aluminium-alloy hull for reduced weight.
  • It is fitted with state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment and medium-range armament.
  • It is designed to perform coastal surveillance, search and rescue, anti-smuggling and anti-poaching operations in close coast low intensity maritime operations. 
  • It will be under operational and administrative control of Commander, Coast Guard District Headquarters No.2 (Maharashtra), Mumbai.

Question:

Q. Where has the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) recently commissioned interceptor ship ICGS C 439?
a. Mumbai
b. Kochi
c. Vishakhapatnam
d. Chennai
ICG commissions Interceptor Ship ICGS C 439 at Mumbai ICG commissions Interceptor Ship ICGS C 439 at Mumbai Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on February 05, 2019 Rating: 5

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