Made in Gujarat,first hydrographic survey vessel handed over to the Indian Navy

In Bhavnagar

Made in Gujarat
Name  Makar(ISN Makar)

Gujarat govt company "Alcock Ashdown Limited"  handed over a newly built Makar vessel to the India Navy.

Capacity  Makar is first of those six vessels.
                 500 tonne capacity vessel Makar is 53 meter long, 16 meter wide. It can work even in lower draft of 2.2 meter. 150 kw capacity computerized touch screen control pane, radar system, special system for emergency operation, electric control panel, AC plant, state-of-the-art survey equipments, powerful engine room, officers recreation area, VHF-VLF are some other features of this vessel.

According to the release, the vessels will also be capable of limited coastal defence role in an emergency and will also have a limited search and rescue capability and limited ocean research capability.

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