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INS Tarmugli

INS Tarmugli:

The Indian Navy recently commissioned INS Tarmugli, a fast attack craft (FAC), showcasing maritime diplomacy and strength.

  • The ship was commissioned in the Indian Navy as INS Tillanchang, a Trinkat Class ship, was in active service till 2006, and thereafter gifted to the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) government of India in 2006 as part of diplomatic outreach in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
  • The ship was returned to the Indian Navy in May 2023, the warship is fitted with MTU engines, the latest communication equipment, and an advanced Radar system and will be extensively used for coastal surveillance and protection along the east coast of India.
  • The ship is named after Tarmugli Island, a small island in the Andaman group.