Chittagong based Western Marine Shipyard Ltd (WMS) won a BDT 770 million contract to build two Landing Craft Tanks (LCT) for the Bangladesh Army at the office of the Directorate General Defence Purchase (DGDP). The milestone deal will enable Western Marine Shipyard Ltd (WMS) to compete in more Defence tenders in Bangladesh and around the world.
Representatives of the Bangladesh Army and Western Marine Shipyard Ltd (WMS) signed the contract on 21 June, 2017. The two landing craft would be delivered within the next 22 months.
According to the Bangladesh Army each vessel has a length of 68