Landing platform dock KRI Banjarmasin (592)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

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Ship measurements

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

Machine

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

Crew

Complement:
126
Air wing:
354
Capacity:
500

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * LCT
Armament:
  • 1 * Bofors 57 mm L/70
  • 2 * 40 mm gun
Aircraft:
  • Up to 5 helicopters:
  • 3 * helicopter
  • 2 * hangar

The Landing Platform Dock KRI Banjarmasin (592) 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.

KRI 592 Banjarmasin is able to load from three to five helicopters. In addition, the ship speed is also higher than the South Korean-made warships, namely from 15 knots to 16.4 knots. Another advantage possessed Banjarmasin KRI 592 is a form of building on a more «stealth design» that can reduce the 'radar cross section' so it is not easily captured opponent's radar. Vibration of the ship is also very low so that adds comfort in a cruise ship crew. Independent development Banjarmasin KRI 592, PT PAL gained advantage of technology transfer. Therefore, the first warship artificial RI has special anti-radar technology.

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