General Bipin Rawat Commissions ICG Ship Veera
- Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, commissioned the Indian Coast Guard Ship Veera on April 15, 2019 at Naval Jetty at the dockyard in Visakhapatnam.
- Veera is the third in the series of seven offshore patrol vessels of the Coast Guard being built by L&T Ship Building at its facility at Kattupalli in Chennai.
- The Vikram-class offshore patrol vessel are long range surface ships which are capable of coastal and offshore patrolling.
- The other two active vessels include: ICGS Vikram and ICGS Vijaya