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SOURCE: INDIAN NAVY

The launch of ‘Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile Barge, LSAM 19 (Yard 129)’, 5th Barge of 11 x ACTCM Barge Project, built by MSME Shipyard, M/s Suryadipta Project Pvt Ltd, Thane for Indian Navy, was undertaken on 24 Jan 2024 at M/s Suryadipta Project Pvt Ltd (launch site of M/s SPPL). The launching Ceremony was presided over by Cmde V Pravin, AWPS Mumbai.

These Barges are indigenously designed and built under relevant Naval Rules and Regulation of Indian Register of Shipping, Model tested at NSTL, Visakhapatnam and would provide impetus to operational commitments of Indian Navy by facilitating Transportation, Embarkation and Disembarkation of articles/ ammunition to Indian Naval Ships both alongside jetties and at outer harbours. Thsese Barges are proud flag bearers of Make in India initiative of GoI.