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ST Engineering Launches Eighth Littoral Mission Vessel For Singapore Navy
LMV Fearless (image: MINDEF)

ST Engineering’s Marine sector has launched the eighth Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fearless, designed and built for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), the company said in a statement Saturday.

The LMV programme that started in 2013 will replace the RSN’s current fleet of Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, also designed and built by ST Engineering’s Marine sector in the 1990s.

The LMVs are 2.5 times larger, and possess better seakeeping capabilities to operate in higher sea state conditions, amongst other attributes, according to the company.

The company has delivered RSS Independence, RSS Sovereignty, RSS Unity, RSS Justice, RSS Indomitable,LMV Dauntless Fortitude and LMV  till date.

 

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