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Vice Admiral to visit Mandapam Coast Guard station

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 23:41

Vice Admiral Anurag GThapliyal, Director General of Coast Guard, will visit Mandapam CG station on May 13 to commission the new Hovercraft ACV H-195,and review the preparedness of the Coastguard and also take stock of the prevailing security situation in the Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar.

India to deploy hovercraft for surveillance in `Harami Nala`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 13:30

India is planning to deploy hovercraft for keeping surveillance in `Harami Nala`--22 km long water channel accessible from Pakistan-- infamous for being prone to infiltration from the neighbouring nation.

UK-built hovercraft joins Coast Guard fleet

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 23:21

A UK-built hovercraft was inducted into the Indian Coast Guard fleet at a function at nearby Ariyaman.

All-terrain car designed for land, water and ice

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 14:03

Chinese designer created the spectacular car - called the Volkswagen Aqua - for a competition sponsored by the German car manufacturer, which asked designers to come up with a ‘Chinese off-road vehicle’.

A car that can run on all surfaces

Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 17:32

A Chinese inventor has come up with a new design for an all-terrain vehicle which can be run on roads as well as on sand, ice and even water.