The Makassar Class is the second LPD (Landing Platform Dock) purchased by The Indonesian Navy, she was preceded by the first LPD KRI Tanjung Dalpele (972) which now known as KRI Dr. Soeharso (990). Indonesian Navy Ordered 4 LPDs in total, the first two was built in Korea, the 3rd and 4th ship built in Indonesia by PT. PAL under the Transfer of Technology agreement as part of the deal.
Technical Data :
Displacement: 11,000 tons
Dimensions : 122 x 22 x 11,3 meters
Propulsion : CODAD 2 x MAN B&W 8L28/32A; 2 shafts; 2,666 bhp, Max 16 knots Cruising 14 Knots,
Crew : 126
Complement :Up to 518 persons.
Aviation : 2 Medium Helicopters (aft)
Hangar : 1 Medium Helicopter
Cargo : 14 Vehicle at 8 tons each
Landing Craft : 2 LCU 23 meters, 1 Hovercraft.
Armament : 2 x 40mm Bofors SAK 40/L70, 2 x 20mm Oerlikon, 2 x Mistral TETRAL SAM positions..
Builders : Dae Sun Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., LTD.,Busan, South Korea.
DE Name 590 KRI Makassar 591 KRI Surabaya