Torpedo cum Missile Barge, Launched

  • The ‘Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile Barge, LSAM 19 (Yard 129)
  • 5th Barge of the 11 x ACTCM Barge Project.
  • Built by MSME Shipyard, M/s Suryadipta Projects Pvt Ltd, Thane.
  • For the Indian Navy.
  • The contract was signed between MoD and M/s Suryadipta Projects Pvt Ltd, Thane on 05 Mar 21.
  • It would facilitate Transportation, Embarkation and Disembarkation of articles/ ammunition to IN Ships both alongside jetties and at outer harbours.
  • They are indigenously designed and built under Naval Rules and Regulation of the Indian Register of Shipping.
  • The model testing was undertaken at the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory, Visakhapatnam.
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