Water jet fast attack craft handed over to Navy

The warship was handed over by Rear Admiral (retd) A K Verma, Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE, to the Commanding Officer, Cdr Ajay Kashov, at a ceremony in GRSE Tuesday.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 3, 2016 2:00:47 am

Tihayu, a water jet fast attack craft (WJFAC) built by Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), has been formally handed over to the Navy.

The warship was handed over by Rear Admiral (retd) A K Verma, Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE, to the Commanding Officer, Cdr Ajay Kashov, at a ceremony in GRSE Tuesday.

According to a statement from GRSE, Rear Admiral SR Sarma, Chief Staff Officer (Technical) of Eastern Naval Command, carried out final inspection of the ship prior to acceptance by the Navy.

Between 2009 and 2011, the GRSE built and delivered ten WJFACs to the Navy which has placed orders for four more of these ships.

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