March 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – On the 17th, it was brought in Indian style at PT.PAL shipyard in Indonesia and named as ‘ALUGORO’.- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, the only Korean company that successfully localized Indonesia through technology transfer, successfully succeeded
in the last of the three Indonesian submarines ordered overseas. Through his delivery, he proved that he is the strongest in the submarine field in Korea.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (CEO Lee Seong-geun) announced on the 17th that the last 3 ship delivery ceremony was held at the PT.PAL shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia, out of three 1,400-ton submarines ordered from the Indonesian Ministry of Defense in 2011.
The Indian ceremony was attended by Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, Defense Acquisition Agency Commissioner Eun-ho Kang, Ambassador Park Tae-seong of the Republic of Korea Embassy in Indonesia, and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Vice President Doo-sun Park. In particular, officials such as Yudo Margono, Indonesian Naval Chief of Staff, and Erick Thohir, Minister of State-owned Enterprises, who will operate the submarine, also participated, adding meaning to the defense-industry cooperation between the two countries.
The submarine named’ALUGORO’ on this day is Korea’s first export-type submarine independently developed based on the Jangbogo-class submarine delivered to the Korean Navy by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, and has a total length of 61 meters and a scale of 1,400 tons. The third ship in Indonesia will be built in block form at Okpo Shipyard and delivered after final assembly and commissioning at PT.PAL Shipyard in Indonesia under technical support from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, and will perform Indonesian maritime security and territorial protection missions for the next 30 years. .
With a crew of 40, it can operate a round trip from Busan Port, which is 10,000 nautical miles (18,520 km), to LA Port in the United States without interim port, so it has excellent underwater operation capability, which is the life of a submarine. In particular, it once again proved its submarine building technology, which is evaluated as the highest peak of shipbuilding technology by performing all construction processes such as design, production, and trial operation with its own technology.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has already won an additional order for the Indonesian submarine depot maintenance project in 2018 in recognition of its ability to successfully build the submarine depot maintenance project in Indonesia twice in 2003 and 2009 and the first submarine ship in 2017.
The first export record of submarines in Asia was made possible by the active support of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration. Director Kang Eun-ho of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration at the event said in a congratulatory remark, “Unlike the two previous submarines, the’Alugoro’ built in Indonesia will be a new milestone in defense cooperation between the two countries.” Congratulations on having the ability.”
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Vice President Park Doo-seon said, “The successful delivery of Indonesian submarine No. 3 is a feat that Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, PT.PAL shipyard, and the ROK Navy and Indonesian Navy united together.” In line with this, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering will support PT.PAL shipyards with the ability to independently build submarines, and will establish partnerships with technology transfer and cooperation, which are the most important elements for the further submarine 2nd project. I look forward to continuing.”
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering exports Bangladesh frigates, British and Norwegian military support ships, Thai frigates, Malaysian water training ships, and Indonesian submarines. It is expected to preoccupy.