Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) today launched the fourth Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) ‘Justice’ designed and built for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), during an official ceremony at Benoi Yard.
“The LMV programme is progressing well. Today marks yet another significant milestone for the team, the launch of the fourth Littoral Mission Vessel – Justice. Our sincere thanks to all project teams from MINDEF, DSTA, RSN and our many other partners for their collaborative effort, hard-work and commitment. We all look forward to the commissioning of the first LMV Independence in May this year,” said Ng Sing Chan, President for ST Marine.
ST Marine was awarded the contract by MINDEF in 2013 to design and build eight LMVs for the RSN. The fleet of the eight LMVs will replace the Fearless 55 Patrol Vessels designed and built by ST Marine in the 1990s. The first two, named, LMV Independence and LMV Sovereignty were delivered in 2016. The third, LMV Unity and the fourth, LMV Justicewill be delivered in the first and second half 2017 respectively. Both LMVs are currently undergoing the Checkout, Integration and Testing (CIT) for weapon and sensor systems on-board. The rest of the vessels are under construction or in the pre-construction phase. The LMV programme is expected to be completed in 2020.
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The Singapore Navy today launched the first of eight locally made littoral warships for multi-mission applications. The new Littoral Mission Vessels (LMVs) named as Independence will eventually replace the existing Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, which have been in service for 20 years, local media reported today
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Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) has launched the Republic of Singapore Navys fifth Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), named Indomitable, during a ceremony at Benoi shipyard Saturday. The firm has also recently completed keel-laying for the sixth LMV
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Singapore Navy (RSN) will receive two more Type-218SG submarines from Germany's ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems from 2024. The submarines will join another two such submarines previously announced in 2013, scheduled to be delivered in 2021 and 2022, respectively, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen announced at this year's International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEX) Asia, held Tuesday
Singapore navy's first-of-class Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) RSS Independence has become operation Friday at Changi Naval Base. The vessel is now fully operational to safeguard the country's waters, defend its sea lines of communication and contribute to regional peace and security, the Singapore government announced Friday
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