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— General Manoj Pande, Indian Army Chief

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— Admiral R. Hari Kumar, Indian Navy Chief

My compliments to SP Guide Publications for informative and credible reportage on contemporary aerospace issues over the past six decades.

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Launch of 25t Bollard Pull Tug, Bhishm at Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd, Kolkata

January 14, 2024 Photo(s): By PIB

25T Bollard Pull (BP) Tug, Bhishm was launched by Cmde S. Sreekumar, Warship Production Superintendent (Kolkata) on January 14, 2024 at Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd (TRSL), Kolkata. This Tug is a proud flag bearer of “Make in India” initiative of Government of India.

Contract for construction and delivery of six 25T BP Tugs was concluded with M/s TRSL, Kolkata in consonance with “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” initiative of the Government of India. These Tugs are being built under the classification rules of Indian Register of Shipping (IRS). The availability of Tugs will provide impetus to Operational commitments of IN by facilitating assistance to Naval ships and submarines during berthing and un-berthing, turning and manoeuvring in confined waters. The Tugs will also provide afloat firefighting assistance to ships alongside, at anchorage and will also have capability to conduct limited Search and Rescue Operations.