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ICG C-453 built by L&T commissioned
Team Sea and Coast | 20/02/2021
Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICG) C-453, the 17th of the 18 Interceptor Boats being indigenously built by Larsen & Toubro Ltd., was commissioned in Chennai on Friday.
ICGS C-453, the 27.80-m-long interceptor boat with a displacement of 105 tonnes and a maximum speed of 45 knots (85 kmph) is capable of undertaking multifarious tasks, including surveillance, interdiction, close-coast patrol and search and rescue, in addition to providing assistance to boats and craft in distress at sea, a defence press release said.
The vessel is provided with advanced navigation and communication equipment and is commanded by Assistant Commandant Animesh Sharma. It will be based in Chennai under the operational control of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (East).
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