The Ministry of Defence of Indonesia and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, the Netherlands today signed a contract for the engineering, build and delivery of a SIGMA 10514 Guided Missile Frigate, PKR (PerusakKawalRudal).

The PKR will be built for the Indonesian Navy, TNI AL, and is to be delivered in 2016.

The acquisition of this ship is part of the further modernization and expansion of the Indonesian Navy, TNI-AL.

The main missions and tasks of the SIGMA PKR 10514 will be in the domains of naval warfare as well as maritime security missions and tasks. Also, the ship may be used for humanitarian support tasks.

The main characteristics of the SIGMA PKR 10514 are:

  • Length: 105 mtr
  • Width: 14 mtrs
  • Displacement: approx 2400 tons
  • Propulsion: Combined Diesel and Electric(CODOE)
  • Crew: 100 + 20 spare accommodation
  • Combat System:
    • Extensive Air, Surface and Sub-Surface Surveillance capabilities.
    • Guided missile Systems and gun systems for Anti-Air Warfare and Anti-Surface Warfare
    • Torpedo systems for Anti-Submarine Warfare
    • Active and Passive Electronic Warfare Systems
    • Tacticos Combat Management System

Also, the SIGMA PKR 10514 will be able to carry an organic helicopter.

The ship will be built according to the successful SIGMA modular building strategy, as a sequel to the earlier built four SIGMA Corvettes for TNI AL. This means that modules of the frigate will be built in Europe as well as locally at PT PAL in Surabaya, Indonesia.

The assembly and trials of SIGMA PKR 10514 will take place in and from Surabaya, Indonesia.

The Damen Shipyards Group offers a complete range of naval and patrol vessels ranging from 7 to over 200 meters. Part of this portfolio are the Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) naval combatants and auxiliaries, embodied by the SIGMA and ENFORCER series.

PAL INDONESIA is a leading shipyard offering modern Combat Naval vessels from 40 m up to 105m, support Naval vessels up to 125 m as well as Commercial vessels up to 50,000 DWT. PAL Indonesia currently delivers landing platform dock 125 m, and also fast patrol boat of 57, 38, 28 and 14 meters, develops designs for 1,300 tons, 1,500 tons guided missile escort and 600-ton mine-hunters.