Third OPV Joins Indian Navy

Third OPV Joins Indian Navy
SARYU-CLASS PATROL VESSEL

The Indian Navy has taken delivery of its third 105m Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NPOV), named INS SUMEDHA.

With today’s delivery, Goa Shipyard achieved a milestone of 200 delivered vessels and joined the elite class of shipbuilders.

The OPV was in-house built and the largest constructed ship by Goa Shipyard for the Indian Navy.

Goa Shipyard has so far delivered and built Missile Crafts, Fast Patrol Vessels, Extra Fast Attack Crafts, Offshore Patrol Vessels, Advanced OPVs and Naval OPVs, Torpedo Recovery Vessels and 126 GRP Interceptor Boats.

The Indian Navy has ordered four NOPVs from Goa Shipyard Limited. The first and second of the series, INS SARYU and INS SUNAYANA, were handed over to the Navy by GSL on 21 December 2012 and 02 September 2013 respectively.

Naval Today Staff, January 14, 2014; Image: Wikimedia

 

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