GRSE HANDS OVER FAST AT­TACK CRAFT ‘TIHAYU’ TO IN­DIAN NAVY

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The Wa­ter Jet Fast At­tack Craft (WJFAC), ÔTi­hayuÕbuilt by the Gar­den Reach Ship­builders and En­gi­neers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata, was handed over to the Com­mand­ing Of­fi­cer of the ship Cdr. Ajay Kashov on Au­gust 30, 2016 by Rear Ad­mi­ral (Retd) A.K. Verma, C&MD, GRSE, at a cer­e­mony held in Kolkata. GRSE had ear­lier built and de­liv­ered ten WJFACs to the In­dian Navy dur- ing 2009 to 2011, which are prov­ing well in ser­vice. In­dian Navy has placed or­der for four more of th­ese WJFACs as ÔFol­lowon’ ships. The first ship of the ‘Fol­low-on’ se­ries of WJFACs INS Tar­mugli was com­mis­sioned on May 23, 2016. The se­cond FAC is INS Tihayu.

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