BNS Adamya

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Name: BNS Adamya
Builder: Khulna Shipyard
Acquired: 15 December 2013
Commissioned: 23 December 2013[1]
Homeport: Khulna
Identification: Pennant number: P 262
Status: In Active Service
General characteristics
Class and type: Padma-class offshore patrol vessel
Displacement: 350 tonnes
Length: 165.35 ft (50.40 m)
Beam: 24.61 ft (7.50 m)
Draught: 13.45 ft (4.10 m)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, 2 diesels
Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h)
Endurance: 7 days
Complement: 45 personnel
  • 2 × 37mm canon;
  • 2 × 20mm AAA guns;
  • Naval Mines

BNS Adamya is a Padma-class offshore patrol vessel of the Bangladesh Navy. She is serving the Bangladesh Navy from 2013.


The ship was ordered on 2 may 2010. She was handed over to the Bangladesh Navy on 15 December 2013. On 23 December 2013, she was commissioned to the Bangladesh Navy.[1]


BNS Adamya is 50.4 metres (165 ft) long, 7.5 metres (25 ft) wide, 4.1 metres (13 ft) high. The patrol vessel has a displacement of 350 tonnes. She has a top speed of 23 knots (43 km/h). The ship's complement is 45 persons and can carry out missions lasting up to seven days at a time.


The ship is equipped with a pair of 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and a pair of 37 mm guns. Adamya can also be equipped with naval mines and MANPADS.


BNS Adamya is operated under the command of Commanding Commodore BN Khulna (COMKHUL). The ship has a primary mission of protecting both the fishing fleets and the oil and gas fields and other Economic Zones.

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  1. ^ a b "4 warships including Somoudra Joy commissioned". 23 December 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2015.