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Interceptor boat commissioned in Indian Coast Guard

Strengthening surveillance capabilities of the Indian Coast Guard, Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar on Friday commissioned an Interceptor boat in Goa for responding to urgent calls at sea.



New Delhi: Strengthening surveillance
capabilities of the Indian Coast Guard, Defence Secretary
Pradeep Kumar on Friday commissioned an Interceptor boat in Goa
for responding to urgent calls at sea.
The boat, C-147, is the fifth of its class and designed
and built indigenously by the ABG Shipyard. It is fitted with
modern navigational and communication equipment, officials
said here.
The interceptor boat is commanded by Commandant S R
Nagendran and will be deployed for enhancing the close-coast
surveillance capability of the Coast Guard.

The 90-tonne boat will be based in Goa under the
operational and administrative control of the Coast Guard`s
western region.

The boat has an endurance of 500 nautical miles and
can achieve a maximum speed of 45 knots.

PTI

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