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Navy inducts ‘Made in India’ Landing Craft Utility ship with enhanced capabilities

Prime News, National (Kolkata), December 19:- A Landing Craft Utility (LCU) ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Port Blair on Wednesday. The ship, named ‘L-55’, was built indigenously by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) in Kolkata and was commissioned by Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, Vice Chief of Naval Staff.

The commissioning ceremony was attended by the Rear Admiral VK Saxena, (Retd), Chairman and Managing Director, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) besides other senior officials of the Indian Navy and GRSE.

The Mark IV LCU vessel is an improved version of the Mark III LCU vessel which forms a part of the Indian Navy’s fleet. This is the fifth such Mark IV CU vessel – the first such IN LCU L-51 was commissioned into the Indian Navy in March of 2017.

Kolkata: A Landing Craft Utility (LCU) ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Port Blair on Wednesday. The ship, named ‘L-55’, was built indigenously by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) in Kolkata and was commissioned by Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, Vice Chief of Naval Staff.

The commissioning ceremony was attended by the Rear Admiral VK Saxena, (Retd), Chairman and Managing Director, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) besides other senior officials of the Indian Navy and GRSE.

The Mark IV LCU vessel is an improved version of the Mark III LCU vessel which forms a part of the Indian Navy’s fleet. This is the fifth such Mark IV CU vessel – the first such IN LCU L-51 was commissioned into the Indian Navy in March of 2017.

The ship is likely to be based out of Andaman and Nicobar Command of the Indian Navy. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

 

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