Union Minister for Shipping commissioned Indian Coast Guard’s Offshore
Patrol Vessel ICGS Varad in Chennai.
The newly commissioned ICGS Varad with gross tonnage of 2100 tons is 98 meters
long and has 15 mtrs breadth. The ship will be fitted with one CRN -91 and two
12.7 mm guns and will be capable of carrying an Integral Twin Engine Helicopter.
ICGS Varad has been built indigenously by M/s L&T that will contribute
immensely towards the vision of Make in India.
Commissioning of ICGS Varad will enhance the ICGS fleet of ships which will
contribute in monitoring and constant vigil for coastal security of Indian