Naval Ship LCU-L57 Launched

IAS Prelims 2023

The seventh ship of LCU MK IV project is launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata.

LCU-L57 is the seventh vessel in the series of eight Landing Craft Utility Ships being designed and built by M/s GRSE for the Indian Navy.

The ship can be deployed for multirole activities like beaching operations, humanitarian and disaster relief operations and evacuation from distant islands.