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  • Indonesian Army receives two indigenously produced LCTs

    The Indonesian Army (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Darat, or TNI-AD) has taken delivery of two landing craft tank (LCT) ships produced by local shipbuilder PT Dok Kodja Bahari. The vessels, with pennant numbers ADRI XLVIII and ADRI XLIX, were received by the TNI-AD's chief of staff,

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  • Zenit Shipyard to provide more ships for Kazakhstan's coastguard and navy

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  • Frosch II class (Type 109)

    Fleetlist Comment: Ex-GDR ships disarmed and transferred from Germany 25 August 1993. 5 ton crane amidships. In GDR service these ships had two twin 57 mm and two twin 25 mm guns plus Muff Cob fire-control radar. Both refitted at Rostock and recommissioned 25 April 1995. 37 mm guns fitted after

  • Introduction

    Notes: (1) It was announced in November 2014 that a new Coast Guard was to be established in order to consolidate resources and to simplify the command, control, and responsibilities of existing maritime agencies, including the Sea and Coastguard, Police, and Customs. The new force took effect in

  • KCR-40 class

    Fleetlist Comment: Three patrol vessels, based on the navy's KCR-40 patrol craft were launched in 2014 and had entered service by early 2015. A class of six is planned.

  • Replenishment Tanker

    Fleetlist Comment: First steel for a new replenishment tanker was cut on 8 May 2012. There are replenishment positions on both sides.