RDEL to build fast patrol vessels for Indian Coast Guard

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Reliance Defence to build fast patrol vessels for Indian Coast Guard Share this article View post tag: Indian Coast Guard January 30, 2017 The Indian Ministry of Defence has awarded Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited a contract to design 14 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard.According to the company, the contract is worth Rs. 916 crore (approx. $141.5 million).Fast patrol vessels are medium range, high speed vessels used for patrol within exclusive economic zone, coastal patrol, anti-smuggling, anti-piracy and search & rescue operations.The company said the bidding process was a competitive one and saw the participation of all major Indian shipyards including L&T, Cochin Shipyard Limited, Goa Shipyard Limited and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE).Reliance Defence further said it is the first private contractor to receive a contract to design and build such a class of ships for Indian Armed Forces. RDEL will be developing the design in-house. Authorities View post tag: FPV View post tag: RDEL Reliance Defence to build fast patrol vessels for Indian Coast Guardlast_img read more