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ICGS 'Vigraha' commissioned into Indian Coast Guard

  • Category
    Science & Technology
  • Published
    6th Sep, 2021

Context

Recently, indigenously built 'Vigraha' ship has been commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

About

About the Vessel

  • The 98 meters’ offshore patrol vessel has been designed and built indigenously by Larsen & Toubro Ship Building Ltd.
  • It is fitted with advanced technology Radars, Navigation and Communication Equipment, Sensor and Machinery capable of operating in tropical sea conditions.
  • The vessel is armed with a 40/60 Bofors gun and fitted with two 12.7 mm Stabilised Remote Control Gun (SRCG) with Fire Control System.
  • The ship is also equipped with-
    • Integrated Bridge System (IBS)
    • Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS)
    • Automated Power Management System (APMS)
    • High-Power External Firefighting (EFF) system
  • The ship is designed to carry one Twin Engine Helicopter and four high-speed boats for Boarding Operation, Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement and Maritime Patrol.
  • The ship will be based in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
  • It will operate on the eastern seaboard under the operational and administrative control of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (East).
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