Indonesian Navy to carry out mid-life modernization of nine ships
The Teluk Gilimanuk class is a class of medium landing ships (LSM) that currently being operated by the Indonesian Navy. They were originally built in East Germany for the Volksmarine as the Hoyerswerda class (NATO reporting name: Frosch I and II classes). These ships were acquired by the Indonesian Navy in the 1990s.
Teluk Gilimanuk or Hoyerswerda class consisted of two variants, the Project 108 (Frosch I) regular medium landing ship and Project 109 (Frosch II) combat support ship.
Project 108 (Frosch I) has a length of 98 m (322 ft), a beam of 11.1 m (36 ft), a draught of 2.8 m (9.2 ft), and their displacement is 1,950 long tons (1,980 t) at full load. The ships are powered by two diesel engines, with a total power output of 5,000 metric horsepower (3.7 MW) distributed in two shafts.
Project 109 (Frosch II) has a length of 90.7 m (298 ft), a beam of 11.1 m (36 ft), a draught of 2.8 m (9.2 ft), and a displacement is 1,700 long tons (1,700 t) at full load. The ships are powered by two diesel engines, with a total power output of 4,408 metric horsepower (3.242 MW) distributed in two shafts.
Project 108 has a cargo capacity of 600 long tons (610 t), while Project 109 has 650 long tons (660 t) of cargo capacity and is also equipped with a 5-tons crane in amidships.
The ships were initially armed with two АК-725 twin 57 mm guns, complemented by two AK-230 twin barrel 30 mm guns and two 2М-3 twin 25 mm autocannons for Project 108 and Project 109 respectively.
In Indonesian service, Project 108 is rearmed with one single Bofors 40 mm L/60 gun, one twin V-11 37 mm L/63 gun, and two twin 2М-3 25 mm autocannons. Project 109 also rearmed in Indonesian service with two twin V-11 37 mm L/63 guns and two twin 2M-3 25 mm autocannons.