Indonesia Buys 4 Trimaranshttp://stardefense.blogspot.com/2012/01 ... arans.html
Indonesian authorities have decided to purchase 4 small patrol trimaranów X3K stealth class. Native shipyard builds them in Banyuwangi.
The modernization of the fleet, the Government of Indonesia has decided to order four patrol trimaranów X3K. Their provider will Lundin Industry Invest (market name - North Sea Boats), which received an initial contract for the Indo Defence Exposition in November 2010. Originally considered there were two possible configurations patrol, of which the Purchaser has chosen trimaran with rocket launchers hidden in the interior of the hull. According to JDW, a X3K is expected to cost 114 million rupees in Indonesia (12.5 million USD). The first trimaran will be paid from the budget of 2011.
The first of a series X3K Banyuwangi arises in the yard since 2010. Its launch is planned for the end of April / May 2012. Another trimarans have formed until 2014.
X3K structure is made of carbon composites (Indonesians say that this class is the largest unit built entirely of this material). It consists of a central hull and two outriggers on the contour of the double trapeze and a small auxiliary hulls at their ends. Their shape is designed to drain the water and pull boats used by the commandos flexible. Such a geometry unit is to be optimal for handling the many islands of Indonesia.
According to unofficial data, the length is 62.5 m X3K (on the water line - 50.8 m), width - 15-16 m, and reaches 1.2 m. draft trimaran empty weighs 53 tons displacement is estimated at 130 tons. The drive motors are 4 MAN 4X 1800 Watt PS. The maximum speed reaches 35 century, at a speed of 16 in. radius is 2000 nm. The crew is 31 people.
Basic armament X3K missiles are four classes of water-water based on the Chinese C-802 (they would be produced in Indonesia) with a range of 120 km. Trimaran boats can take a flexible and a group of commandos who use them.