Indian Navy launches water jet craft in Kolkata

Posted on:01 Jul 2016 18:24:44
Indian Navy launches water jet craft in Kolkata
01 July 2016 Current Affairs: Indian Navy has launched the fourth in the series of Follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (FO-WJFAC) called INS Tarasa on 30 June 2016. It was launched at the Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata.

The name of the ship, like the previously launched FO-WJFACs, is based on the picturesque island in the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the Bay of Bengal.

Follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft INS Tarasa : These are powered by the latest MTU engines. Along with an advanced machinery control system and water jets it can attain a maximum speed of up to 35 Knots.

The indigenous CRN 91 Gun with Optronic Pedestal gives the ships the requisite firepower to undertake its role of patrolling at sea effectively. The FO-WJFAC, Yard 2112 is designed in-house and built by GRSE, Kolkata for the Indian Navy.

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