Makassar-class landing platform dock

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Makassar class
Class overview
Name: Makassar
Builders:
Operators:
Preceded by: Tanjung Dalpele
Cost: USD$37.5 million ~ USD$45 million[citation needed]
Building: 2
Completed: 8
Active: 8
General characteristics
Type: Landing Platform Dock
Tonnage: 8400 tons
Displacement:
  • 7,300 tons standard displacement
  • 11,394 tons full displacement
Length:
  • 122 meters ~ 125 meters (for Indonesian version)
  • 122 meters (for Peruvian version)[1]
Beam: 22 meters
Height: 56 meters
Draft: 4.9 meters
Decks: (Tank Deck); 6.7 meter,(Truck Deck); 11.3 meter
Propulsion:
  • CODAD, 2 shafts
  • 2 × MAN B&W 8L28/32A diesel rated at 2666 BHP/1960 kW@ 775 RPM
Speed:
  • Maximum: 16 knots
  • Cruising: 14 knots
  • Economy: 12 knots
Range: 30 days, up to 10,000 Nm
Endurance: +45 days
Boats & landing
craft carried:
2 x LCVP
Capacity: up to 40 infantry vehicles
Troops: 218 troops
Complement: accommodations up to 518 persons
Crew: 126 crew
Armament:

1 x Bofors 40mm SAK40/L70

2 x 20mm Oerlikon

2 x Mistral Simbad
Aircraft carried: Up to 5 helicopters
Aviation facilities: 2 helideck spot (Mil Mi-17)

The Makassar class is a class of South Korean-designed and built Landing Platform Dock. The ships were designed by Daesun Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. based on their earlier design of Tanjung Dalpele class that was sold to the Indonesian Navy.

Exports[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Indonesia signed a US$150 million contract in December 2004[2] and the first two units were built in Busan, South Korea. The remaining two were built at Indonesia's PT PAL shipyard in Surabaya with assistance from Daesun.The contract for the 3rd and 4th LPD to be built in Indonesia was signed with PT PAL on March 28, 2005.

On 19 October 2006, the first of the two Indonesian-built units, was laid down in a ceremony by Admiral Slamet Subiyanto, Chief of Staff, Indonesian Navy.[3] The 3rd and 4th units had been designed to function as flagships with provisions for a command and control system, 57mm gun and air defense systems.

The 5th ship ordered by Indonesian navy on January 11, 2017.[4] First steel cutting ceremony for said ship was conducted on April 28, 2017.[4] The ship's keel was laid on August 28. 2017.[5]

Philippines[edit]

The Philippine Navy selected a variant of the Makassar class design from PT PAL, called the Tarlac-class for its Strategic Sealift Vessel (SSV) programme following competitive bidding in 2013, and the contract for two units was signed on 23 January 2014.[6] The first unit was laid down at Surabaya on 22 January 2015.[7]

Peru[edit]

The Peruvian Navy selected the Makassar class for the Buque Multipropósito program from Dae Sun Shipbuilding and Engineering Co. in 2012.[8] First ship of the class was laid down in the SIMA Callao shipyard on July 12, 2013;[9] A second unit is also planned.

During Indo Defence 2016, a MoU was signed between Indonesia's PT PAL and Malaysia's Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) to collaborate on the Royal Malaysian Navy's multirole support ship (MRSS) requirements, based on an enlarged Makassar LPD of more than 150 metres.[10]

Myanmar[edit]

In 2019, South Korea company, Dae Sun Shipbuilding launched Myanmar Navy LPD named UMS Moattama. Its reported that Myanmar Navy ordered this ship in 2018 from South Korea.

Brazil[edit]

In 2019 the Peruvian Navy, offered a new Peruvian build Makassar, for a cost around USD 170m [11], in exchange for 2 used U209 Brazilian submarines. In october 24, Brazilian in-exercise president Hamilton Mourão, signed a Declaration of Intent with the Peruvian government about this deal[12].

Ships of class[edit]

Name Pennant Country Laid Down Launched Commissioned
KRI Makassar 590 Indonesia Indonesia 7 December 2006 29 April 2007
KRI Surabaya 591 Indonesia Indonesia 7 December 2006 23 March 2007 1 August 2007
KRI Banjarmasin 592 Indonesia Indonesia 19 October 2006 28 August 2008[13] 28 November 2009[14]
KRI Banda Aceh 593 Indonesia Indonesia 7 December 2007 19 March 2010[15] 21 March 2011
KRI Semarang 594 Indonesia Indonesia 28 August 2017[16] 3 August 2018 21 January 2019
BRP Tarlac 601  Philippines 22 January 2015 18 January 2016 1 June 2016
BRP Davao del Sur 602  Philippines 5 June 2015 29 September 2016 31 May 2017
BAP Pisco 156 Peru Peru 12 July 2013[9] 25 April 2017[17] 6 June 2018
BAP Paita 157 Peru Peru 14 December 2017[18]
UMS Moattama 1501 Myanmar Myanmar July 2019[19] 24 December 2019[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taringa. "buque Multipropósito de la Clase Makassar Peru".
  2. ^ "Daewoo International to Export 4 Warships to Indonesia". Archived from the original on 2010-08-13. Retrieved 2010-06-09.
  3. ^ "PAL Indonesia gaining the ordered for 2 units Landing Platform Dock". Archived from the original on 2007-09-12. Retrieved 2007-09-09.
  4. ^ a b "PT PAL Mulai Garap Kapal LPD Pesanan TNI AL".
  5. ^ "Keel Laying Lebih Awal, Kapal LPD TNI AL Diharapkan Cepat Rampung".
  6. ^ Jane's Information Group (16 Jul 2014). "Indonesia's PT PAL signs contract to supply strategic sealift vessels to the Philippines".
  7. ^ PT PAL (22 January 2015). "First Steel Cutting Strategic Sealift Vessel (SSV-1)Philippines". Archived from the original on 28 January 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  8. ^ http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=824
  9. ^ a b Oficina de Prensa del Ministerio de Defensa (12 July 2013). "Ministro de Defensa participó en colocación de quilla de buque de ayuda humanitaria". Archived from the original on 13 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  10. ^ Ridzwan Rahmat (6 November 2016). "Indo Defence 2016: PT PAL signs MoU with Boustead to build Malaysian Navy ship in Indonesia". Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  11. ^ https://www.janes.com/article/91545/peru-looks-set-to-take-brazilian-submarines-in-return-for-lsd
  12. ^ https://www.naval.com.br/blog/2019/10/24/mourao-chega-ao-peru-para-negociar-submarinos-brasileiros/
  13. ^ "Launching Kapal Landing Platform Dock TNI AL". Archived from the original on 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2008-09-07.
  14. ^ "KRI BANJARMASIN 592 Landing Platform Dock 125 Meter, Indonesia Nation Product". Archived from the original on 2010-03-27. Retrieved 2009-11-28.
  15. ^ "Launching Landing Platform Dock 125m". Archived from the original on 2010-05-29. Retrieved 2010-03-19.
  16. ^ "Keel Laying Lebih Awal, Kapal LPD TNI AL Diharapkan Cepat Rampung".
  17. ^ "Peru launches BAP Pisco landing platform dock". IHS Jane's.
  18. ^ "Peru to construct second landing platform vessel". IHS Jane's. 19 March 2018.
  19. ^ "South Korean shipyard launches landing platform dock for Myanmar Navy". IHS Jane's. 4 September 2019.
  20. ^ "Myanmar Navy commissions its first LPD amphibious assault ship". IHS Jane's. 26 December 2019.

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