MDL bags ₹310 cr order for constructing first Indian Coast Guard Training Ship

This Training Ship with advanced and modern high tech surveillance and monitoring systems will provide profound insight and expertise to the ICG Cadets on the challenges at sea.
MDL bags ₹310 cr  order for constructing first Indian Coast Guard Training Ship

New Delhi: The Ministry of Defence signed a Contract for Construction of One Training Ship for Indian Coast Guard (ICG) with M/s Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), Mumbai at a cost of 310 Cr under Buy (Indian- IDDM) Category on Oct 17, 2023 in New Delhi.

This Training Ship with advanced and modern high tech surveillance and monitoring systems will provide profound insight and expertise to the ICG Cadets on the challenges at sea while ensuring the security of coast line and offshore assets.

The ministry said that the majority of equipment and systems will be sourced from indigenous manufacturers including MSMEs. The project envisages to generate significant employment over a period of 3 years. While meeting the objectives of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, the contract would also boost the Indigenous Shipbuilding Capability and help in bolstering maritime economic capabilities.

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