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LPH - Landing Platform, Helicopter

An ambition which is currently enabled by the success in developing the 50,000 tons of cargo ships, is in the form of the building of Helicopter Carriers. The Government allocated funds Rp70 billion for the procurement of small aircraft carrier [kapal induk kecil] during 2009 to strengthen the fleet of Ocean Bodies Security Coordinator (Bakorkamla) in the region as well as care and supervision of sovereignty.

"The ships will be produced at the shipyards in the country with a relatively high local content," said Chief Executive Daily (Kalakhar) Bakorkamla, Admiral TNI Budhi Hardjo, after opening a themed seminar management and Understanding the ocean State Border Treaty Territory of the Republic of Indonesia Unity (NKRI.) in Jakarta 04/22/2009. According to him, although the Fund has allocated Rp70 billion, the Government does not close the opportunities for other countries to provide assistance or cooperation. Until today there are about four countries that have offered aid to supplying ships, among others Australia.

Design Improvised STAR 50
Builder PT PAL
Length OA about 190.00 meters
Lemgth WL about 183.54 meters
Breadth about 30.50 meters
Depth, Maximum about 24.00 meters
Draft, Full Load about 7.00 meters
Displacement, full load about 35,000 tonnes
[??? seems high, Mistral is a bit longer, but 21,500 tons full load ]
Cruising Speed about 15.50 knots
Range 17,000 nm about @ 15.5 knots
Capacity / Lift about
  • 450 troops +
  • 60 armored vehicles
    or
  • 200 vehicles
  • aircraft about 16 helicopters
    complement about 160 persons


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