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Makassar-class landing platform dock
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Makassar class
Class overview
Name: Makassar
Builders: Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (Daesun Shipyard)
SIMA Callao shipyard
Operators:  Indonesian Navy
 Peruvian Navy
Preceded by: Tanjung Dalpele
Cost: $37.5 million
Building: 1
Planned: 6
Completed: 4
Active: 4
General characteristics
Type: Landing Platform Dock
Tonnage: 8400 tons

7,300 tons standard displacement

11,394 tons full displacement
Length: 122 meters ~ 125 meters (for Indonesian version)
Beam: 22 meters
Height: 56 meters
Draft: 4.9 meters
Decks: (Tank Deck); 6.7 meter,(Truck Deck); 11.3 meter

CODAD, 2 shafts

2 x MAN B&W 8L28/32A diesel rated at 2666 BHP/1960 kW@ 775 RPM

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
Time to activate: 3
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
2 Bofors 40mm cannon, 2 Oerlikon 20mm cannon,2 MBDA Simbad Missile system

'A' position: Bofors 40mm SAK40/L70 or 100mm
'B' position: 20mm Oerlikon

'B' position: 2 x Mistral Simbad
Aircraft carried: 5 helicopters
Aviation facilities: hangar for 2 Super Puma

The Makassar class is a class of 4 Landing Platform Docks designed for the Indonesian Navy by Daesun Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. of South Korea and based on the earlier Tanjung Dalpele class. The US$150 million contract was signed in December 2004[1] 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.[2]

The 3rd and 4th units have been modified to act as flagships with provisions for a command and control system, 57mm gun and air defense systems.

The Peruvian Navy selected the Makassar class for the Buque Multipropósito program in 2012.[3] First ship of the class was laid down in the SIMA Callao shipyard on July 13, 2013;[4] a second unit is also planned.

Ships of class[edit | edit source]

Name Pennant Country Laid Down Launched Commissioned
KRI Makassar 590 Indonesia 7-Dec-2006 29-Apr-2007
KRI Surabaya 591 Indonesia 7-Dec-2006 23-Mar-2007 1-Aug-2007
KRI Banjarmasin 592 Indonesia 19-Oct-2006 28-Aug-2008[5] 28-Nov-2009[6]
KRI Banda Aceh 593 Indonesia 07-Dec-2007 19-Mar-2010[7] 21-Mar-2011
BAP Paita -- Peru 12-Jul-2013[8]

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