Mangaluru, July 02 2018: Coast Guard Afloat Supporting Unit (CASU) was activated by DIG SS Dasila, TM, Commander, Coast Guard (Karnataka) on 02 Jul 2018.
CASU at Mangalore is headed by Commandant (JG) M Krishna Bhat, who is designated as Officer-in-charge CASU. He is assisted by Subordinate Officers, Enrolled Personnel and Civilian Staff.
CASU will be functioning from the premises of Headquarters Coast Guard (Karnataka) at Panambur, New Mangalore and placed under the control of Commander, Coast Guard (Karnataka).
CASU will be an added support for the maintenance management of Coast Guard ships, boats and shore-based systems. It will also provide much added impetus the reconnaissance of technical equipment through integrated scheduling and data management.