Indian Navy (IN) has recently commissioned three Immediate Support Vessels (ISV) – IN ISV T38, IN ISV T39 and IN ISV T40. The project is a joint collaboration between Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, the ship builders and the Indian Navy. The three vessels would help the Indian Navy cope with the asymmetric threats to nation’s offshore assets. The ISVs are designed and built by Abu Dhabi Ship Builders and Rodman 78 of Spain. The craft is capable of day and night surveillance and can carry out rapid insertions and extractions of MARCOS. Also the ship is fitted with state-of-the art detection and communication equipment.