LAUNCH OF EIGHTH LAND­ING CRAFT UTIL­ITY AT GRSE

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The last ship of LCU Mk IV project LCU-L58, was launched by Mrs Nee­lam Pratap Singh Rudy, on De­cem­ber 16, 2016, at the Gar­den Reach Ship­builders and En­gi­neers Lim­ited, Kolkata. The chief guest was Ra­jiv Pratap Rudy, Union Min­is­ter of State for Skill Devel­op­ment and En­trepreneur­ship. Rear Ad­mi­ral A.K. Verma (Retd), Chair­man and Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor of GRSE, and var­i­ous other dig­ni­taries were also present. The ship dis­places 830 tonnes, can be de­ployed for multi-role ac­tiv­i­ties like beach­ing op­er­a­tions for land­ing troops ashore, hu­man­i­tar­ian aid and dis­as­ter relief op­er­a­tions and evac­u­a­tion of per­son­nel from dis­tant is­lands.

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