Inshore Patrol Vessels are cost effective platform suited for Marine Surveillance and Rescue Operations as well as Combat Capability by addition of suitable firepower.
Fast Patrol Vessel for Indian Coast Guard is designed to offer high speed and is capable of enhancing maritime security of the nation. The primary role of vessels are to perform Fisheries Protection, monitor foreign-chartered trawlers, EEZ and Coastal Patrol, Anti-Smuggling and Search and Rescue Operations. It can also serve to provide communication link and Escort Coastal Convoys during hostilities and wartime. The ship is fitted with Rolls Royce water jets.