Rajnath Singh dedicates to the Nation Indigenously built Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Vigraha’
On 28th August 2021, Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh has dedicated to the Nation, indigenously built Coast Guard Ship ‘Vigraha’ in Chennai. The agreement was signed in 2015 on Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). for is the seventh and final ship in the series of The ICGS Vigraha, is the seventh and final ship which have been completed.
- ICGS Vigraha will be based at Visakhapatnam and operate on India’s Eastern Seaboard under the Operational and Administrative Control of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (East).
- ICGS Vigraha is commanded by Commandant PN Anoop has a complement of 11 Officers and 110 men.
- OPV is 98 meters and designed and built indigenously by M/s Larsen & Toubro Ship Building Ltd.
- It is equipped with advanced technology Radars, Navigation and Communication Equipment, Sensor and Machinery.
Attended the Commissioning Ceremony of @IndiaCoastGuard ship, ‘Vigraha’ in Chennai today. The commissioning of this ship showcases significant improvement in our coastal defense capability as also our ever-increasing 'self-reliance' in the defense sector. pic.twitter.com/56kiqNFT0I— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 28, 2021
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