Landing platform dock KRI Makassar (590)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

Namesake:
Formerly the kingdom of Makassar, which was located on the southwest coast of the island of Celebes
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
MMSI:
572770210

Ship measurements

Displacement:
11394 t
Length:
122 m
Beam (overall):
22 m
Draught:
4.9 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • CODAD, 2 * shafts
  • 2 * MAN B&W 8L28/32A at 2666 BHP/1960 kW
Speed:
14 knots
Range:
10 000 nmi

Crew

Complement:
126
Air wing:
354
Mission crew:
27
Capacity:
518

Combat assets

Troops:
218
Capacity:
  • 35 * combat vehicles types of tanks
  • The 6.7m deep tank deck and 11.3m truck deck accommodate wide range of vehicles
Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * LCVP
Armament:
  • 1 * 40mm Bofors SAK40/L70
  • 2 * 20mm Oerlikon
  • 2 * Mistral Simbad
Aircraft:
  • 2 * helicopter

The Landing Platform Dock KRI Makassar (590) are primarily deployed by the amphibious operation forces to transport equipment, cargo and military vehicles. The ship can also be used in humanitarian operations and natural disaster management.

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