India Launches Fourth LCU

first_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: asia Back to overview,Home naval-today India Launches Fourth LCU View post tag: launches View post tag: India Authorities India Launches Fourth LCU View post tag: News by topiccenter_img March 24, 2015 View post tag: Navy View post tag: Fourth View post tag: LCU The fourth ship in the series of eight Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk IV project, Yard 2095, for the Indian Navy was launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata, on 23 March.Two LCUs were earlier launched on March 12 and September 23, last year. The third LCU was launched on January 16, this year.These ships will play a significant role in transportation of main battle tanks, armoured vehicles and troops of the Indian Army during amphibious operations.The ship can be deployed for maritime roles like maritime security, beaching and un-beaching operations, humanitarian relief operations and evacuation from distant islands, search and rescue operations besides peacekeeping missions.[mappress mapid=”15479″]Image: Indian Navy Share this articlelast_img

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