Indonesian shipyard launches two PC-60M patrol boats
Indonesian shipyard PT Caputra Mitra Sejati launched and baptized two PC-60 M-class high-speed patrol boats (KRIDorang-874 and KRI Bawal-875) at the Banten shipyard facility on March 21.
Admiral Yud Margono, the chief of the Indonesian Navy, was the chief guest of the small ceremony.At that time, Admiral Margono Said Boats have strengthened the Indonesian Navy’s ability to protect the EEZ, indicating that vessels will be built in a convertible structure to increase weapons as needed.
“In an emergency or when the country is at stake, new patrol boats can be armed with missiles, thereby upgrading to high-speed missile boats.”
Indonesian Navy Staff Chief, Admiral Yud Margono
According to Admiral Margono, the PC-60M class boats built at the PT Caputra Mitra Sejati Shipyard are an evolution of the previously built PC-40 boats, which later supported the Indonesian Navy’s peacetime law enforcement operations. Developed on PC-60 to. ..
The launched ship is “KRI Doran-874” When “KRI Bawal-875“.
The KRI Dorang-874 will operate under the patrol group of the Ambon Naval Base (Lantamal IX), and the KRI Bawal-875 will be connected to the Solon Naval Base (Lantamal XlV).
Each ship is 60 meters long, 8.5 meters wide and weighs 440-520 tons. The maximum speed can reach 24 knots, the cruising speed can reach 17 knots, and the economic speed can reach 15 knots.
The patrol boat will be equipped with an electro-optical suite consisting of a 40 mm (millimeter) gun with a tracking system, a laser rangefinder, an infrared camera, and a daytime camera. The gun can be operated with a fire control system. The ship will also carry two 12.7mm guns.
The Indonesian Navy Acquire 4 PC-60M class patrol boats. Two boats are built in PT. Caputra Mitra Sejati Shipyard and other boats will be built in PT. KarimunAnugrah Sejati Shipyard and PT. Parind Marine Shipyard.
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