New OPV for India

India’s maritime fleet expands.

Indian Coast Guard commissions OPV

The Indian Coast Guard has commissioned its first of class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), ICGS Vikram, at Larsen and Toubro’s (L&T) Defence shipyard at Kattupalli, Tamilnadu, L&T announced on 11 April.

ICGS Vikram is the first of seven new generation OPVs being built by the shipyard under a contract with the  Indian Ministry of Defence awarded in March 2015.

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