Indonesian Navy commissions KRI Teluk Youtefa 522

Indonesian Navy commissioned KRI Youtefa-522 on July 12, 2021
Indonesian Navy commissioned KRI Youtefa-522 on July 12, 2021

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has commissioned its third Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship tank (LST), KRI Teluk Youtefa, on July 12, 2021.

The Teluk Bintuni class, Indonesian designation AT-117M is a class of tank landing ships that is being built indigenously for the Indonesian Navy by various Indonesian local shipyards.

KRI Teluk Youtefa-522 is one of the five domestically produced Tank Transport (AT) ship from the PT. Daya Radar Utama (DRU) shipyard. She was laid down on 21 April 2017 and launched on 15 May 2019. KRI Teluk Youtefa has now joined first-of-class Teluk Bintuni and KRI Teluk Lada and will serve as part of the TNI-AL’s strategic sealift command.

It was announced that the Indonesian Navy intends to acquire a total of twelve vessels of the same class with some modifications from the lead ship to improve the ship’s capability.

indonesian navy commissioned kri youtefa-522 on july 12, 2021
Indonesian Navy commissioned KRI Youtefa-522 on July 12, 2021

KRI Teluk Youtefa 

Displacement2,300 tons
Length120 m (393 ft 8 in)
Beam18 m (59 ft 1 in)
Height11 m (36 ft 1 in)
Draft3 m (9 ft 10 in)
Propulsion2 x 3,285 kW (4,405 hp) main engines
Speed16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)
Range7,200 nmi (13,300 km; 8,300 mi)
Endurance20 days
Boats & landing
craft carried
Capacity10 Leopard 2 main battle tanks or14 BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles or 45 troop transport vehicles
Complement113 ship crew
6 helicopter crew
Armament1 x Bofors 40 mm/L70 guns
1 x 20 mm cannon
2 x 12.7 mm machine guns
Aircraft carried2 x helicopters

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