KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata Receives New Damen Combat Suite

December 6, 2019 – Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL have completed the installation of combat systems to the first of the Indonesian Ministry of Defense’s series of SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata. The combat systems installation project’s successful conclusion was marked by a small handover ceremony on the 4th of December at Surabaya. The PKR frigates are constructed via a collaborative modular process operating simultaneously at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in the Netherlands and PT PAL shipyard…

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USNS Rappahannock Delivers Fuel to Indonesian Frigate

USNS Rappahannock (T-AO-204) conducted an underway replenishment (UNREP) with a guided-missile frigate of the Indonesian Navy at Indonesian territorial waters in the South China Sea, May 20. The Rappahannock, a Henry J. Kaiser-class ship, transferred more than 13,000 gallons of fuel to the KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata (FFG-331), a Martadinata-class guided-missile frigate of the Indonesian Navy. “Indonesia is an important partner in the region and drills like this help promote interoperability, enhance our partnership and increase Theater Security Cooperation,” said Capt. Robert R. Williams, commodore of MSC Far East. “We…

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