Navy inducts indigenous transport ship

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  1. Indian Navy has inducted landing craft utility(LCU) L56.It is the sixth indigenously designed and built transport ship.The warship was built and designed by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE),Kolkata.
  2. The ship can accommodate 216 personnel and is equipped with two indigenous Closed Range Naval(CRN) 91 guns.Further,the ship is fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and advanced systems such as Integrated Bridge System (IBS) and Integrated Platform Management System.
  3. The Landing Craft Utility ship can help in Amphibious operations capability including transport of troops and equipment will also be enhanced.The ship will be stationed at Andaman and Nicobar Islands,
  4. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited(GRSE) has emerged the first Indian shipyard to make and deliver 100 warships to the Indian Navy,Indian Coast Guard and Mauritius Coast Guard.