Induction of Missile Cum Ammunition Barge

  • Missile Cum Ammunition Barge – LSAM 10.
  • 4th Barge of 08 x Missile Cum Ammunition Barge project.
  • Built by MSME Shipyard, M/s SECON Engineering Projects Pvt Ltd, Visakhapatnam.
  • Built for the Indian Navy.
  • Inducted at Naval Dockyards, Mumbai.
  • Contract was signed between MoD and M/s SECON Engineering Projects Pvt Ltd, Visakhapatnam on 19 Feb 2021.
  • Would Facilitate Transportation, Embarkation and Disembarkation of articles/ ammunition to IN Ships both alongside jetties and at outer harbours.
  • Indigenously designed and built under relevant Naval Rules and Regulations of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS).
  • Model testing of the Barge during the design stage was undertaken at the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Visakhapatnam.
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