Sea Platforms

Indian Coast Guard commissions coastal interception craft

03 February 2020

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned another 28 m coastal interception craft.

The unnamed vessel, which bears the pennant number C-448, was commissioned on 29 January at New Mangalore in the western Indian state of Karnataka.

The vessel is equipped with water jet propulsion driven by two Caterpillar 3516C diesel engines, and can attain a maximum speed of 45 kt with a standard range of 500 n miles at 25 kt.

It can accommodate a crew of 15 including two officers, and has been equipped with a machine gun mount in the forward section.

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