Indian Coast Guard inducts a new generation of interceptor boat

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    Indian Coast Guard inducts a new generation of interceptor boat

    Indian Coast Guard inducts a new generation of interceptor boat - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site

    Feb 22, 2013, 08.40PM IST TNN [ Rajshri Mehta ]

    MUMBAI: The Indian Navy has added feathers to its armoury with the commission of Indian Coast Guard Ship C-154, the New Generation of Arneson Surface Drive(ASD) Interceptor Boat.

    The 28 metres long Interceptor Boatwith 75 tonnes displacement can achieve a maximum speed of 35 knots. This Interceptor Boat has been built by M/s Bharati Shipyard Ltd.

    The vessel is fitted with state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment and medium range armament. It is designed for high speed interception, close-coast patrol, low-intensity maritime operations, Search & Rescue and maritime surveillance.

    The IB is also capable of operating inshallow water as well as in deep seas. The IB is fitted with 02 main engines of 1630 KW each and ASD system. The IB is provided with advanced navigational and communication equipment.

    The Interceptor Boat ICGS C-154 is based at Mumbai under the Administrative and Operational Control of the Commander, No 2 Coast Guard District HQ, Mumbai.

    The IB is commanded by Dy Comdt Arvind K Tyagi, TM with a crew of 12 Enrolled Personnel.


    I could not find any other source for this news. There is video of the induction in TOI.
     
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    what exactly is their new on this boat then previous one????
     
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