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Larsen & Toubro built Offshore Patrol Vessel - ICGS Vikram gets commissioned

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For Indian Coast Guard

The Offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS Vikram, indigenously designed and built by Larsen & Toubro, was commissioned into the on 11 April 2018. The vessel is the 'First of Class' of seven new generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) contracted by (MoD) to in March 2015, under government's initiative of 'Make in India'.

ICGS Vikram class OPVs are long-range surface ships, equipped to handle helicopter operations and capable of operating in Indian maritime zones including island territories. The role of the OPV is to conduct coastal and offshore patrolling, policing maritime zones, control & surveillance, anti-smuggling & anti-piracy operations with limited wartime roles.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 10:57 IST
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