Indian Navy launches water jet craft in Kolkata
The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces has launched the last of the series of the Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) ship at a ceremony in Kolkata. The WJFAC vessel was launched in the waters by the wife of chief of logistics, Vice-Admiral Jayant Korde, at Raja Bagan dockyard, a facility meant to build small ships. The fighter craft is capable of attack missions and is also used against smuggling and poaching activities.
WJFAC will play an important role in maintaining maritime security. The ship is named Tarasa, after an island in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago. All the necessary equipment and systems will be installed in the ship after being put to sea for trials before being inducted in the navy later in the year. The 49-meter long vessel weighs 315 tons and is designed to reach a maximum speed of 35 knots.
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