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INDONESIAN NAVY (INDONESIA)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

KARANG PILANG fast troop transports (1998/2006)

Karang Pilang 2010

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
Karang Pilang (ex-Ambulu) 981 Lürssen, Lemwerder, Germany   15/12/1997 5/1998 // 7/4/2006 in service (2017)
Karang Tekok (ex-Mahakam) 982 Lürssen, Lemwerder, Germany     10/1998 // 7/4/2006 in service (2017)
Karang Banteng (ex-Serayu) 983 Lürssen, Lemwerder, Germany     1998 // 7/4/2006 stricken 2015
Karang Galang (ex-Cisadane) 984 Lürssen, Lemwerder, Germany     1998 // 7/4/2006 discarded 5/2008
Karang Unarang (ex-Barito) 985 Lürssen, Lemwerder, Germany     1998 // 7/4/2006 stricken 2015

 

Displacement standard, t

500

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

69.8

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

2.00

No of shafts

4 waterjets

Machinery

4 MTU 16V595 TE70L diesels

Power, h. p.

20700

Max speed, kts

38

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

650(35)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/85 S.20 (fitted for)

Military load

925 passengers or 600 troops with armament

Sensors

2x nav. radars

Complement

30

Ship project history: Converted civilian passenger ferries, formerly operated by the private firm PT ASDP Ferry Indonesia and transferred to the navy 15/9/2005. Aluminium construction; able to transport 600 troops with their associated equipment.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Karang Galang 2006

Ivan Gogin, 2017