Indonesia Strengthens Navy

Indonesia Strengthens Navy 12 January, 2018

The Indonesian Navy commissioned its second SIGMA 10514 class guided missile frigate. Ship is named as KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai and her pennant number determined as 332.

The ship was built by PT PAL shipyard in with technology transfer of Dutch Damen Shipyard. The SIGMA class frigates are also known as the Perusak Kawal Rudal Class Guided Missile Frigate in Indonesia.

The 105-meter-long platform was designed to serve beyond Indonesia's waters. The ship was equipped with 76 mm OTO Melara 76/62 Super Rapid gun, MM40 Exocet Block 3 anti-ship missiles, A-244S torpedoes and MICA air defense systems. Platform is powered by a 10,000 kW engines who can also perform humanitarian, search and rescue and patrol missions.

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