ICG high speed boat that intercepted Pakistani boat has been manufactured by L&T, 28 delivered and 26 more being made

In Big Stories, Buzzing Stories, Defence, Industry News, Internal security, Make in India, Navy, News Updates, Platforms, Top News, Weapon Systems


The high speed interceptor boats deployed by the Indian Coast Guard and used for intercepting a Pakistani boat recently, capturing a dozen odd crew members, has been built by Larsen and Toubro Limited at its Hazira shipyard.

L&T has already delivered 28 interceptor boats and these are put in operations by the ICG. Order for 54 interceptor boats was placed by ICG on the company.

The Pakistani boat along with 9 crew members was caught by ICG off the Gujarat coast on October 2nd.

“It was a proud moment for all of us at L & T to notice from the video clips shown on national TV channels that the high speed boats built by us are doing wonders and serving the National interests well. Once again our products built as national endeavour have brought laurels for our country by intercepting suspected Enemy’s boat,” said a source in L&T Shipbuilding.

ICG high speed boat that intercepted Pakistani boat

Its considered as a big catch for India and comes close to the recent Uri terror attacks and the surgical attack on the terrorist launch pads across LOC.

“In the prevailing scenario, Coast Guard ship Samudra Pavak apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members,” an official ICG statement said. “Preliminary information indicates the crew to be Pakistani fishermen. However, the boat and the crew members were being escorted to Porbandar for further joint investigation,” it added.

Reports said Further investigation is on and the apprehended Pakistanis will be quizzed at Porbandar.

L&T shipbuilding has been contracted to export of 12 high speed Patrol boats by Vietnam. The Vietnam boats are a varient of  boats built for the ICG. Few of these would be built in India, while the balance would be built locally with technology, material package and hand holding by L&T.

You may also read!

Hundreds of Indian Defence Personnel Fell for ISI Malware in ‘News Apps’

An IP address, which seemed to be from Pakistan, caught Indian intelligence agencies’ attention last year as it was


Nagaland: Army apprehends two with ammunition in Dimapur

The 41 Assam Rifles division of the Indian Army on Wednesday, June 28, arrested two individuals who had a


Interview – Colonel Manoj Keshwar – The Military Motorcyclist

Being passionate about the things you love is not something that can be taught or instilled in somebody. You


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu