The vessel “Shakti Sanchar” is a Ro-Ro type landing craft designed by GB Marine for the Bangladesh Army. The vessel has been designed to carry 9 Tanks and 150 troops, operate in shallow water and conduct beach landings.
A single LCT of this class/model is in service with the Bangladesh Army’s Riverine Engineer unit. The vessel is usually based at the Postagola Cantonment in Dhaka.
|Designer||GB Marine (Singapore)|
|Builder||DEW, Narayanganj (Bangladesh)|
|Machinery||2 diesel engines|
|Navigation||2 x Surface search radar|
|Armaments||4 x 12.7mm HMG, 2 x MANPADS, 2 x 60mm mortars|
|Aviation||1 x Bell 212|
|Capacity||9 x MBT, 150 x troops|