MULTI PURPOSE COMMAND SUPPORT SHIPS (MPCSS)
Name : KD Sri Indera Sakti, Penant : 1503
Builders : Bremer Vulkan: Korea Tacoma
Commissioned : 24 Oct 1980
Displacement, tons : 4300 (1503), 4900 (1504) full load
Dimensions, feet (metres) : 328, 337.9
(1504) x 49.2 x 15.7
(100, 103 x 15 x 4.8)
Main Machinery : 2 Deutz KHD SBV6M540 diesel,
5865 hp(m) (4.31 MW), 2 shafts,
Cp props, bow thruster.
Speed, knots : 16.5
Range, n miles : 4000 at 14 kt
Complement : 136 (14 officers)plus 65 spare
Military lift : 17 tanks, 600 troops
Cargo capacity : 1300 tons dieso, 200tons
fresh water(plus 48 tons/day distillers
Countermeasures : ESM: Thales DR 3000,
Weapons Control : 2 CSEE Naja optronic directors
(1 only in 1503).
Radars : Navigation: Kelvin Hughes 1007,
Helicopters : 1 Sikorsky S-61A Nuri
(army support) can be carried.
Programmes : Ordered in October 1979
and 1981 respectively.
Modernisation : 100 mm gun included in original
design but used for OPVs.
Structure : Fitted with stabilising system, vehicle deck,
embarkation ramps port and
Starboard, recompression chamber and
a stern anchor. Large operations
room and a conference room are provided.
Transfer stations on either beam and aft,
light jackstay on both sides and
a 15 ton crane for replenishment at sea.
1504 has additional capacity to transport
ammunition and the funnel has been
removed to enlarge the flight deck
which is also higher in the superstructure.
Operational : Used as training ships for cadets in
addition to main roles of long-range
Support of Patrol Forces and MCM vessels,
command and Communications and
troop or ammunition transport.
Form 31 Squadron
Source : Jane's Fighting Ships