KRI Fatahillah (361)

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History
Indonesia
Name: KRI Fatahillah (361)
Builder: Wilton-Fijenoord, Schiedam, Netherlands
Laid down: 31 January 1977
Launched: 22 December 1977
Commissioned: 16 July 1979
Status: in active service
General characteristics
Class and type: Fatahillah-class corvette
Displacement: 1450 tons
Length: 84 m (276 ft)
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h)
Range: 3,300 km (1,780 nmi)
Complement: 89
Armament:

KRI Fatahillah is an Indonesian Navy ship[1] named after Fatahillah, a national war heroic figure who recaptured Sunda Kelapa from the Portuguese and consequently changed its name to Jayakarta. Taking as a definition of a corvette "vessels with a displacement greater than 100 tons but less than 1,700 tons",[2] the ship is a missile-equipped corvette, the first ship of Fatahillah class (it).[3]

Notable deployments[edit]

The ship was part of a team several Indonesian and one US Navy vessels searching for the missing Adam Air Flight 574. It located several unidentified metal objects which may have been part of the missing plane.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b More Adam Air plane wreckage discovered - Daily Telegraph
  2. ^ Paul Pryce, "An ASEAN Maritime Alliance?", natocouncil.ca, 28 January 2015
  3. ^ "Terma's SCANTER 4100 Radar To Modernize Indonesian Navy Warship". September 12, 2013. 
  • Jackson. Grange books. Destroyer, frigate, corvette. 2000

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