Delivery of the first ACTCM barge

Contract for construction of 11 x Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile (ACTCM) Barge was concluded with M/s Suryadipta Projects Pvt Ltd, Thane, an MSME, in consonance with “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” initiatives of the Government of India. The First Barge of the series LSAM 15 (Yard 125) has been delivered to Indian Navy on 09 Jun 23. The Barge has been built under the classification rules of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) with a service life of 30 years. With all major/auxiliary equipment sourced from indigenous manufacturers, the Barge is the proud flag bearer of the “Make in India” initiative of the Ministry of Defence.

Induction of ACTCM Barges will provide impetus to the Operational commitments of IN by facilitating Transportation, Embarkation, and Disembarkation of articles/ ammunition to IN Ships both alongside jetties and at outer harbors.