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LCU L-56 was Commissioned by Indian Navy

Current context: 'IN LCU L 56' which is the 6th of 8 indigenously built Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK IV class ships was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 29th July 2019.
LCU L-56 was Commissioned by Indian Navy
  • The role of the amphibious ship LCU L56 is of deployment, transportation and recovery of main battle tanks, troops, armoured vehicles, and equipment from ship to shore and vice-versa.
  • Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata has indigenously designed and built the ship accentuating the national objective of "Make in India".
  • With the commissioning of the ship GRSE has become the first shipyard in the country to have built the 100th warship.
  • The ship will be placed at Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Command and will protect the maritime interest of the country.

Question: 

Q.1 Which amphibious Landing Craft Utility ship has been recently commissioned by the Indian Navy?
a. HMIS Bengal
b. IV LCU
c. LCU L-56
d. INS Tir (A86)
LCU L-56 was Commissioned by Indian Navy LCU L-56 was Commissioned by Indian Navy Reviewed by Neha Verma on July 30, 2019 Rating: 5

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