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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.