The Indonesian Navy has launched a new landing platform dock (LPD) type warship named KRI Banjarmasin-592.
The vessel has been initially designed by South Korean Dae Sun Shipbuilding (DSS) and assembled by Indonesia’s PT PAL Surabaya shipyard.
The 125m-long LPD can cruise at a maximum speed of 15.4kt and can accommodate 562 troops, 13 tanks, two landing craft vehicles and five helicopters.
The 9,000t KRI Banjarmasin has a stealthy design, which enables it to escape enemy radar. It is fitted with three machine guns of 67mm and 40mm calibre.