Damen completes CMS for latest Indonesian guided-missile frigate
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and PT PAL have installed and tested the Tacticos combat management system (CMS) for the Indonesian Navy’s KRI Gusti Ngurah Rai.
As the second Martadinata-class SIGMA 10514 guided-missile frigate, KRI Gusti Ngurah Rai is armed with a 76mm gun, CIWS, MBDA VL-MICA surface-to-air missiles, MM40 Exocet Block 3 missiles and 324mm torpedoes for anti-submarine warfare.
First-in-class KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata (pictured) was commissioned in April 2017, and KRI Gusti Ngurah Rai followed nine months later.
Hein van Ameijden, managing director of DSNS, said: ‘From the outset of this project DSNS and our partner Thales Netherlands have been fully committed to the development of the Indonesian defence industry and its supporting sectors.’
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