Singapore Launched Sixth LMV

Singapore Launched Sixth LMV March 27, 2018

Singapore has launched its sixth Independence-class Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), the future RSS Fortitude, on 24 March at ST Marine’s facilities in Benoi. The vessel is a part of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) order for eight LMVs, the contract of which was signed between ST Marine and the Singapore Ministry of Defence in 2013. The first vessel of the class, RSS Independence, was commissioned in 2017. So far, three LMVs were commissioned with the service. 

80 meter-long vessel has a displacement of 1,250 tonnes and is capable of accommodating a medium-lift helicopter on its flight deck.

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