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Details emerge on Peruvian Navy future DSME designed LPDs
 
Details have emmerged regarding the construction of two Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ships for the Peruvian Navy. Known as "Buque Multipropósito" these ships will be constructed locally at the SIMA Callao shipyard, with technical assistance from Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
Details have emerged regarding the construction of two Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ships for the Peruvian Navy. Known as "Buque Multipropósito" these ships will be constructed locally at the SIMA Callao shipyard, with technical assistance from Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
 
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Naval Industry News - Peru, South Korea
 
 
 
Details emerge on Peruvian Navy future DSME designed LPDs
 
Details have emerged regarding the construction of two Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ships for the Peruvian Navy. Known as "Buque Multipropósito" these ships will be constructed locally at the SIMA Callao shipyard, with technical assistance from Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

Keel laying for the first of class is expected to occur this year. It is reported that those two LPDs will be an evolution of an existing DSME design: The Indonesian Navy Makassar class LPD. The Indonesia built (by local shipyard PT Pal) Makassar class have a length of 125m for a standard displacement of 7,300 tons. They can carry up to 35 vehicles, 5 helicopters (2 in hangar), 218 troops and 2 landing crafts in a well deck.
     
Details have emmerged regarding the construction of two Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ships for the Peruvian Navy. Known as "Buque Multipropósito" these ships will be constructed locally at the SIMA Callao shipyard, with technical assistance from Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
The future Peruvian Navy LPD
     
DSME signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 10th April 2012 with Peru’s Ministry of Defense for naval vessel co-production at the head quarters of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).

Through this agreement, DSME is to provide technological support and oversee the construction of the naval vessels ordered by the Peruvian Government. The Government of Peru has the desire to enter into large scale naval vessel projects which includes submarines, submarine depot maintenance, and multipurpose naval support vessels.