The Indonesian Navy has a diverse fleet of vessels, and two more interesting locally built types have just been added to the fleet.
Japanese programme rolls on for Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin is being awarded an FMS contract modification worth $90.88 million as part of the ongoing Japanese Aegis programme.
This award brings the total value of the contract to $242.02 million.
The modification extends performance and expands the Aegis FMS in-scope work under existing contract line-item numbers.
Work will be completed in Moorestown, New Jersey by 30 April 2023.
The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force currently operates eight Aegis-equipped vessels: four Kongō-class destroyers, two Atago-class destroyers and two new Maya-class destroyers.
The new Maya-class destroyers were commissioned in March 2021, following the announcement that Japan would discontinue its acquisition of Aegis Ashore in June 2020.
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