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Today, Rajnath Singh will commission the indigenous patrol vessel Vigraha.

Rajnath Singh will commission the indigenous patrol vessel Vigraha.

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  • Association protection serves Rajnath Singh to commission the ICG’s OPV Vigraha, seventh in the series, on Saturday.
  • The Vigraha is furnished with cutting edge radars, the most recent in route and correspondence innovation, the service said.

Association protection serve Rajnath Singh is set to commission the Indian Coast Guard (ICG’s) offshore watch vessel (OPV) Vigraha, seventh in the series, on Saturday, his office has said. 

As per the protection service, the 98-meter vessel will be situated in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam (Vizag) and will be worked by an organization of 11 officials and 110 mariners. 

The boat was planned and assembled natively by the Larsen and Toubro Ship Building Limited, and the safeguarding service proclamation had educated. 

Vigraha furnished with best in class correspondences innovation 

The Vigraha is furnished with cutting edge radars, the most recent in route and correspondence innovation, the service said. Moreover, the sensors and hardware present in the boat make it equipped for working in tropical ocean conditions, it added. 

Additionally, in a huge lift to the guard capacities of the military, the Vigraha native vessel has likewise been intended to convey one twin-motor helicopter and four fast boats to load up activity, search and salvage, law implementation, and sea watch. 

Defence minister Rajnath Singh to commission Vigraha, indigenous patrol  vessel, today.

Weapons frameworks on Vigraha vessel 

The vessel is equipped with a 40/60 Bofors weapon and fitted with two 12.7 mm settled controller firearms with a shoot control framework,” the guard service articulation said, without explaining different subtleties because of safety reasons. 

Vigraha vessel fit for conveying ‘contamination reaction’ hardware. 

The plan of the Vigraha vessel is additionally environment touchy, as per the authority articulation. 

The boat is fit for conveying “contamination reaction hardware” to contain oil slicks adrift, a truly necessary measure when marine spills are undermining awful ramifications for the general public, financially, naturally, and socially. 

The Vigraha seaward watch vessel will be worked on the eastern seaboard under the functional and regulatory control of the Commander of the Coast Guard Region (East), the MoD assertion point by point. 

With the expansion of this vessel to its armoury, the Indian Coast Guard will presently have 157 boats and 66 airplanes in its stock.

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