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Jul 30, 2019
1:14PM

IN LCU L56 ship commissioned into Indian Navy

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The sixth ship of the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK IV class, IN LCU L56, was commissioned into the Indian Navy on Monday.

Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Eastern Naval Command commissioned the ship in a ceremony held at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam. Addressing the gathering, Vice Admiral said that the induction of LCU 56 will add to Maritime and Humanitarian and Disaster Relief capability.

He said the ship will be deployed for multi-role activities such as beaching operations, search and rescue missions, disaster relief operations, coastal patrol and surveillance operations along the Andaman and Nicobar Group of Islands.

LCU 56 is an amphibious ship with its primary role being transportation and deployment of Main Battle Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Troops and Equipment from ship to shore.
 

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