Indian Navy’s LCU Mark IV L52 ship commissioned

Vastavam web:Indian Navy is getting strengthened by acquiring more assault ships and other war equipment from the developed nations. As a part of it a ship which can fight on land and in sea is commissioned at Andaman islands LCU L52 is the second LCU Mk-IV class ship to be inducted into the Indian Navy. It has been indigenously designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders Kolkata. LCU L52 ship is an amphibious ship with the primary role to transport and deploy Main Battle Tanks (MTBs), Armoured Vehicles, troops and equipment from ship to shore. It is 62.8 meters long and 11 metres wide. It has 90% indigenous content. The ship has endurance of around 1,500 nautical miles at 12 knots. It is fitted with state-of- the-art equipment and advanced systems like Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) and Integrated Bridge System
(IBS).