type: Amphibious transport dock
Formerly the kingdom of Makassar, which was located on the southwest coast of the island of Celebes
Country of build:
builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.
- CODAD, 2 * shafts
- 2 * MAN B&W 8L28/32A at 2666 BHP/1960 kW
10 000 nmi
- 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
- 1 * 40mm Bofors SAK40/L70
- 2 * 20mm Oerlikon
- 2 * Mistral Simbad
- 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.