Indian Coast Guard commissions fast patrol vessel Priyadarshini

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The newbuild fast patrol vessel (FPV) ICGS Priyadarshini was commissioned into service by the Indian Coast Guard on Friday, April 26.

Delivered in March by state-owned Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Priyadarshini is the first of a planned five Rajshree-class flight II FPVs.

The vessel has a length of 50 metres, a beam of 7.5 metres, a crew of 35, and a maximum speed of 34 knots. It will be deployed on maritime security, anti-poaching, anti-smuggling, and rescue missions.


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