- 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.
- 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.
- 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,
- 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.
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