Indian coast guard ship sachet, interceptor boats C-450 and C-451 commissioned: Rajnath Singh

Indian coast guard ship sachet, interceptor boats C-450 and C-451 commissioned: Rajnath Singh
  • Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh has commissioned the indigenously-built Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship (ICGS) Sachet,the 1st in the series of five offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), and Interceptor Boats (IB’s) C-450 and C-451 in Goa by video conference from New Delhi.
  • For the 1st time in Indian maritime history that a ship was commissioned through digital medium by maintaining strict protocol of social distancing due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Sachet

  • Sachet’ means alert is projection of will and commitment of ICG ‘to be ever vigilant for serving and protecting’ the maritime interest of the Nation.
  • The 105 metre ship is designed and built indigenously by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL)and is fitted with state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment, sensors and machinery.
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