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Indonesian Navy receives an additional hospital ship

23rd January 2023 - 07:36 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


The Indonesian Navy commissioned its newest hospital ship, based on the Makassar-class LPD design, on 19 January. (Photo: TNI-AL)

Another hospital ship joins the ranks of the Indonesian Navy, while the induction of the sixth and final KCR-60M missile patrol boat approaches.

The Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) accepted delivery of a second 7,290t dedicated hospital ship from national shipbuilder PT PAL on 19 January.

Commissioned KRI Dr. Radjiman Wedyodiningrat, the 124m-long ship carries the pennant number ‘992’. Based on the Makassar-class LPD design, it will serve within the navy’s Koarmada I fleet command.

A ceremony occurred at PT PAL’s shipyard in Surabaya, where Kaharuddin Djenod, CEO of PT PAL Indonesia, formally handed over the vessel to Adm Muhammad Ali, Chief of the TNI-AL.

The vessel can reach an average maximum speed of 18.3kt, as demonstrated during a sea acceptance test in

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

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

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