BNS Adamya

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History
Bangladesh
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
Armament:
  • 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.

Career[edit]

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]

Design[edit]

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.

Armament[edit]

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.

Mission[edit]

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "4 warships including Somoudra Joy commissioned". bdnews24.com. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2015.