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Indian Navy commissions new fast attack craft 'INS Tihayu'

The ship is capable of operating in shallow waters at high speeds and is equipped with enhanced firepowe

IANS  |  Visakhapatnam 

The Indian Navy on Wednesday commissioned a highly manoeuvrable fast attack craft 'INS Tihayu', which will now be deployed along the eastern coast for patrolling. The ship was commissioned by Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, AVSM, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Naval Command. Tihayu is the second ship of the four follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (FO-WJFAC), built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE). The production of Car Nicobar-class vessels designed and built by GRSE was fast-tracked after the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. The ship ...

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