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Craft Utility Ship Inducted in Navy for Transporting Tanks

HYDERABAD: The Indian Navy is keen to exhibit its amphibious warfare capabilities by inducting a landing craft utility ship to be utilized for an array of activities like transporting battle tanks and other heavy weapons systems. The landing craft utility (LCU) mark-IV class ship was commissioned at an event in Andaman and Nicobar Island.

The ship was indigenously designed and built under the prime minister’s vision of ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ by state-run Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata. They can be deployed for a variety of roles such as search and rescue, disaster relief operations, supply and replenishment, and evacuation from distant islands