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NAD Dollygunj Introduces Containerised Modular Ballistic Protection System

It underscores the importance of proactive measures to mitigate risks and ensure the safety and security of vital assets.

In a strategic move aimed at bolstering security and fortifying ammunition storage facilities, the Naval Armament Depot (NAD) Dollygunj unveiled its state-of-the-art Containerised Modular Ballistic Protection System (MBPS) on April 2nd.

The inauguration ceremony, graced by Air Marshal Saju Balakrishnan, Commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN), marks a significant milestone in enhancing the safety and security of explosive storage facilities at NAD Dollygunj.

The introduction of the Containerised MBPS underscores the commitment of the Indian Armed Forces to adopt cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions to safeguard critical infrastructure and assets.

Designed to provide robust protection against ballistic threats, the modular system represents a paradigm shift in the approach to ammunition storage and security.


The facility, equipped with advanced ballistic protection measures, will serve as a vital component in augmenting ammunition storage capabilities at the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC).

By ensuring the integrity and safety of explosive materials, the Containerised MBPS enhances operational readiness and resilience, enabling the ANC to fulfill its mission with confidence and efficacy.

The inauguration ceremony, conducted under the banner of “Harkaam Desh Ke Naam” and “Sanghe Shakti,” underscores the spirit of collective endeavor and national pride that defines the ethos of the Indian Armed Forces.

It reflects a shared commitment to serving the nation’s interests and safeguarding its sovereignty, even in the face of evolving security challenges.


Air Marshal Saju Balakrishnan, in his address during the ceremony, lauded the efforts of all stakeholders involved in the conceptualization and implementation of the Containerised MBPS.

He emphasized the importance of modernizing and fortifying critical infrastructure to meet the demands of a dynamic and complex security environment, reaffirming the ANC’s unwavering dedication to safeguarding the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

The introduction of the Containerised MBPS at NAD Dollygunj not only enhances the security posture of the facility but also serves as a testament to the Indian Armed Forces’ commitment to embracing innovation and excellence in all aspects of operations.

It underscores the importance of proactive measures to mitigate risks and ensure the safety and security of vital assets.

As the ANC continues to evolve and adapt to emerging threats and challenges, the inauguration of the Containerised MBPS represents a significant step forward in strengthening the command’s capabilities and enhancing its operational effectiveness.


With a renewed focus on security and preparedness, the ANC stands ready to defend the nation’s interests and uphold its strategic objectives in the Indo-Pacific region.

In commemorating this milestone, the Indian Armed Forces reaffirm their resolve to serve the nation with honor, integrity, and unwavering dedication.

The introduction of the Containerised MBPS at NAD Dollygunj stands as a testament to their commitment to excellence and their tireless efforts to ensure the safety and security of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, now and in the future.

Pratham Gurung
Pratham Gurung
An avid movie buff who aspires to make it into the armed forces. Always had a knack for words so reading and writing are my favourite hobbies. Can debate on anything but not everything.
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