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GRSE delivers fast patrol vessel, ‘Annie Besant’ to Indian Coast Guard

GRSE delivers fast patrol vessel, 'Annie Besant' to Indian Coast Guard_50.1

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) ICGS Annie Besant, the second in the series of five such ships, to the Indian Coast Guard. A medium-range vessel with a length of 50 metres, a width of 7.5 metres and displacement of around 308 tonnes, the FPV is capable of operations in the maritime zones of the country. These powerful, fuel-efficient platforms are designed to perform multipurpose operations like patrolling, anti-smuggling, anti-poaching and rescue operations. ICGS Annie Besant is designed for a maximum speed of 34 knots with an endurance of more than 1,500 nautical miles.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/SSC CGL:

  • GRSE Founded: 1884; Headquarters: Kolkata, West Bengal.

Source: The Business Standard

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