To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Indonesia begins work on pair of OPVs

31st August 2021 - 04:14 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

RSS

A computer graphic representation of the ‘OPV 90m’ from the Indonesian shipbuilder PT Daya Radar Utama. (PT Daya Radar Utama)

Indonesia looks to domestic shipbuilders for new naval vessels to patrol its vast archipelago.

A domestic shipbuilder cut the first steel for two new OPVs for the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) on 26 August. One vessel was described as an ‘OPV 90m’, while the other was simply described as an ‘OPV’.

This nomenclature indicates the two vessels will differ in size and specification.

The shipbuilder PT Daya Radar Utama held the steel cutting ceremony at its shipyard in Lampung on the southern tip of Sumatra. The event was attended by AM Yusuf Jauhari, the Head of the MoD’s Defense Facilities Agency.

PT Daya Radar Utama has previously released specifications for a 90m OPV design. It

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Gordon Arthur

Author

Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin