Indonesia’s state-owned shipbuilder, PT PAL, has laid down the fifth and sixth KCR-60M fast attack craft on order for the country’s navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut: TNI-AL).
Keels for the vessels were laid down on 20 December in the assembly hall at PT PAL’s warship division in Surabaya. Steel for the vessels were cut in August 2019 at the same location.
The KCR-60M class displaces about 460 tonnes at full load, and has an overall length of 59.8 m, with an overall beam of 8.1 m, and a hull draught of 2.6 m. It can attain a top speed of 28 kt and a standard range of 2,400 n miles at 20 kt.
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