Second ACTCM Barge for Indian Navy launched

Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile / ACTCM Barge, Yard 126 (LSAM 16) was launched by Cmde Sunil Kaushik, Warship Production Superintendent (Mumbai) on 19 Jul 23 at M/s Suryadipta Projects Pvt Ltd, Thane.

With all major and auxiliary equipment/ systems sourced from indigenous manufacturers, this Barge is proud flag bearer of “Make in India” initiative of Ministry of Defence.

Earlier in May 2021, Indian Navy had signed a contract for construction of 11 x ACTCM Barge was concluded with M/s Suryadipta Projects Pvt Ltd, Thane, a MSME, in consonance with “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” initiatives of the Government of India. 

This Barge is being built with a service life of 30 years.

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