Indian Navy History: INS Cora Divh, another fast attack craft

Indian Naval Ship Cora Divh, an indigenously built Water Jet Fast Attack Craft, was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 10 September 2009. The ship has a displacement of 320 tonnes, a length of 50 metres and beam of 7.5 metres and is capable of speed in excess of 30 knots. She is manned by a crew of five officers and 55 sailors and is fitted with heavy, medium and light machine guns. This enables the ship to perform a wide variety of roles including coastal patrol, search and rescue, coastal security and surface warfare.

. It has a relevance to Indian mythology, where it is identified as Lord Varun’s ‘Vahana’.


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