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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