Indonesian Navy Commissions Ninth Teluk Bintuni-class LST

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Indonesian Navy Commissions Ninth Teluk Bintuni-class LST
The Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) has officially commissioned its ninth Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship.
The ship is based on a 120-meter-long variant with a hangar design. It has a displacement of around 4,500 tonnes, a cruising speed of 14.8 knots, and a maximum speed of 16 knots. It can carry 361 fully equipped soldiers and other heavy equipment, including up to ten Leopard 2 main battle tanks of the Indonesian Army (TNI-AD). It also has a helicopter deck and hangar to accommodate two 10-ton helicopters. Two 40mm Bofors L70 guns and two 12.7mm heavy machine guns are mounted on the ship.Indonesian Navy Commissions Ninth Teluk Bintuni-class LST The Indonesian Defence Ministry has not yet awarded any additional contracts for the construction of additional ships of the class, while it plans to have a total of 12 ships of the class. The vessels are built indigenously by various Indonesian local shipyards.Indonesian Navy Commissions Ninth Teluk Bintuni-class LST

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