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TNI-AL Teluk Bintuni class LST
« on: July 02, 2018, 12:12:36 AM »
From: navaltoday.com
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KRI Teluk Lada is the fourth ship in the fourth ship in the Teluk Bintuni-class.

The 117 meters long vessel has a width of 16.4 meters and reaches a maximum speed of up to 16 knots. It has an operating range of 6,240 nautical miles.

Teluk Lada has two helipads with two hangars and is capable of carrying ten Leopard main battle tanks.


KRI Teluk Lada was launched on June 28, 2018. Photo: Indonesian Navy

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Re: TNI-AL Teluk Bintuni class LST
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2019, 07:29:19 AM »
https://www.janes.com/article/87887/indonesia-bolsters-amphibious-assault-capabilities-with-two-more-landing-ships

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Indonesia bolsters amphibious assault capabilities with two more landing ships
15 April 2019

The contract was awarded to local shipbuilder Batam-based PT Bandar Abadi on 12 April. The vessels will be the eight and ninth in the Teluk Bintuni class overall and will be in service primarily as amphibious transports for the TNI's armoured vehicles.

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The LST type has an overall length of 120 m, beam of 18 m, and a hull draught of 3 m. Powered by two 8,810-hp diesel engines, the vessel has a top speed of 16 kt and a standard range of 7,200 n miles (16,300 km) at 12 kt.

The LST can be equipped with up to two 40 mm naval gun systems on its foredeck and 12.7 mm machine guns at various locations throughout the vessel. It can carry and launch up to 15 BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles via a roll-on/roll-off ramp at its bow, and deploy 10-tonne helicopter from its flight deck. The BMP-3Fs are currently operated by the Indonesian Marine Corps.


KRI Teluk Bintuni seen here during its sea trials. Indonesia has awarded a contract for an eighth and ninth vessel in the class. Source: PT Daya Radar Utama



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Re: TNI-AL Teluk Bintuni class LST
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2019, 12:10:48 AM »

KRI Teluk Bintuni, the first Landing Ship Tank (LST) of the Teluk Bintuni-class during its sea trials (Picture Source: PT Daya Radar Utama). via navyrecognition.com

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Re: TNI-AL Teluk Bintuni class LST
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2019, 03:52:06 AM »
https://www.asiapacificdefensejournal.com/2019/04/indonesia-commissions-new-4th-locally.html


The KRI Teluk Lada (521).

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https://www.janes.com/article/88982/indonesia-launches-fourth-teluk-bintui-class-landing-ship

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Indonesia launches fourth Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship
02 June 2019

The vessel, which will be in service as KRI Teluk Palu (523) once commissioned, took to the water on 1 June at PT DRUís facilities in Lampung, South Sumatra.

Teluk Palu is part of a contract for three landing vessels that was awarded to PT DRU in January 2017.

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Re: TNI-AL Teluk Bintuni class LST
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2019, 03:52:25 AM »
https://www.asiapacificdefensejournal.com/2019/09/indonesia-launches-7th-teluk-bintuni.html

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Indonesia launches 7th Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship tank
September 07, 2019

The ship, named Teluk Calang (524), is expected to be delivered to the TNI-AL in a few months time, joining other similar ships to replace older ships. Asia Pacific Defense Journal just reported earlier today that the TNI-AL has retired 2 old landing ship tanks on 15 August 2019.

The launch was attended by various officials from PT DRU, TNI-AL, and the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI).

The ship is designed to support sealift operations for the Indonesian Army (TNI-AL) and Indonesian Marine Corps (Korps Marinir) to move armored vehicles, including up to 10 Leopard 2 main battle tanks, or 14 BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles. It can also carry up to 478 personnel.


Indonesian officials during the launching of KRI Teluk Calang (524). Photo c/o Indo Maritim.