New OPV for SL
India has earlier handed over two off-shore patrol vessels or OPVs of the Indian Coast Guard, Varaha in April 2006 and Vigraha in August 2008.
India Hands Over Off-Shore Patrol Vessel Varuna To Sri Lanka
NEW DELHI: Stepping up cooperation between the two coast guards, India today handed over an off-shore patrol vessel, Varuna, to Sri Lanka, the Indian maritime security agency said.
The ship was decommissioned with traditional honours on August 23 to facilitate the handing over at Kochi.
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