Indian Coast Guard commissions fast patrol vessel ICGS Kamla Devi

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned ‘Kamla Devi’ the Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) which is designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd. The FPV Kamla Devi is officially the fifth and last vessel of the series of FPVs designed and built by GRSE as per the specifications of the Indian Coast Guard.

ICGS Kamla Devi is 48.9 meters long and 7.5 meters with accommodations for 35 personnel, and having a displacement of 308 tonnes. The vessel is capable of a top speed of 34 knots and an endurance of over 1,500 nautical miles.  It has an integrated bridge system and is fitted with a 40/60 gun as the main armament.