Australia decommissions last Balikpapan-class LCHs
The last three of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) 45 m Balikpapan-class heavy landing craft (LCH) were decommissioned in Cairns on 20 November.
The 364-tonne vessels – HMAS Brunei , HMAS Labuan , and HMAS Tarakan – were inducted into RAN service in 1973. Following decommissioning, Labuan was …read more
Source:: Janes (Air)