The design was derived from the earlier High Speed Displacement hull form by MARIN Teknikk AS in the 1970s.
The Indonesian variant is based on the Sigma 9113 design. Work on the first of the class, KRI Diponegoro, began with the first steel cutting conducted in October 2004. The ship was christened on September 16, 2006 and commissioned on July 2, 2007 by Admiral Slamet Soebijanto, Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff.
Options for 2 other units were exercised on January 2006 with the first steel cut commenced on 3 April 2006 in Damen's Schelde Naval Shipbuilding yard, Vlissingen-Oost yard and not in Surabaya stated earlier.
In 28 August 2007, Jane's Missiles and Rockets reported that Indonesia was having problems securing the export license for the MM-40 Exocet block II and are considering Chinese made C-802 anti-ship missiles as alternatives. However, the ships have already been delivered with the Exocet missiles.
On the 16 August 2010, Indonesia Defense Department, signed a deal with PT PAL Indonesia and Damen Schelde to build a 105 meters frigate in Indonesia based on Damen Schelde Sigma 10514 design. The frigate will be equipped with 76mm Main Canon, 12 MICA vertical launch air defence missile, MM-40 Exocet block II, Torpedo, Phalanx and Smart-S MK2 radar system. Though the Indonesian Navy announced that it will build four destroyer escorts referring to the SIGMA 10514.
|Length:||90.71 meters (297.62 feet)|
|Beam:||13.02 meters (42.72 feet)|
|Draft:||3.60 meters (11.81 feet)|
2 x SEMT Pielstick 20PA6B STC rated at 8910 kW each driving a lightweight Geislinger coupling combination BE 72/20/125N + BF 110/50/2H (steel - composite coupling combination)
Maximum: 28 knots (52 km/h)
At cruising speed of 18 knots (33 km/h): 3,600 Nm (6,700 km)
|Complement:||20, up to 80|
|Sensors and |
Combat System: Thales Group TACTICOS with 4 x Multifunction Operator Console Mk 3 2H
|Electronic warfare |
ESM: Thales DR3000
Anti-air missile: 2 x quad MBDA Mistral TETRAL, forward & aft
Torpedoes: EuroTorp 3A 244S Mode II/MU 90 in 2 x B515 launchers
|Aviation facilities:||landing pad, optional hangar|