Sea Platforms

Indo Defence 2018: PT PAL prepares to handover Indonesian Navy’s sixth LPD

09 November 2018

Key Points

  • A sixth landing platform dock on order the Indonesian Navy is complete, and ready to be delivered
  • Delivery will come amid discussions for a seventh ship in the same class

A landing platform dock (LPD) vessel on order for the Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI–AL) is ready to be handed over the service, officials from PT PAL confirmed with Jane’s on 8 November at the Indo Defence exhibition in Jakarta.

The vessel, which was launched on 3 August at PT PAL’s facilities in Surabaya, was supposed to have been handed over in October 2018, in conjunction with the launch ceremony of Indonesia’s third Nagapasa-class submarine.

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