Indonesia Seeks Closer Ties to South Korea

The Chief of Naval Staff (Kasal) Admiral TNI Yudo Margono invites the Chief of Naval Operations of the Republic of Korea Navy / South Korean Chief of Staff Admiral Kim Jung Soo to strengthen close cooperative relations through military diplomacy, Indonesia and South Korea will commemorate the anniversary of the relationship 50th diplomatic mission next year. The invitation was conveyed…

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Naval Group and PT PAL Strengthen Their Cooperation

On February 10h 2022, Pierre Eric Pommellet, Naval Group’s Chief Executive Officer and Dr Kaharuddin Djenod, PT PAL’s Chief Executive Officer signed a Memorandum of Understanding in presence of General Prabowo Subianto, Indonesian Minister of Defence and Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces. Naval Group and PT Pal signed a Memorandum of Understanding seeking to leverage the capabilities…

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RAN Has Successful Submarine Search and Rescue Exercise

The Royal Australian Navy has successfully completed its annual submarine search and rescue exercise off the coast of Western Australia, along with international participants from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Navy’s submarine abandonment, escape and rescue system has been certified for another year as part of Exercise Black Carillon 21, which ran between 17 October and 10 November 2021 The system…

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RAAF P-8A Takes Part in Exercise Albatross Ausindo 21

In the spirit of strengthening partnerships, the RAAF last month participated with elements from the Indonesian Air Force in the annual bilateral maritime patrol training, Exercise Albatross Ausindo 21. The exercise wrapped up on September 22. A RAAF P-8A Poseidon aircraft and crew from No. 11 Squadron based at RAAF Base Edinburgh, near Adelaide, took part in the exercise held…

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Terma Signs Two Naval Contracts in Indonesia

On August 31st, 2021, we have been awarded a contract to supply a third-party Electronic Support Measures (ESM) systems integrated with our C-Flex Patrol for 6 vessels. We will provide an Electronic Warfare (EW) solution that not only gives the Indonesian Navy the ability to capture, compile and utilize EW data across multiple ships, but also brings advantages in many…

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US & Indonesian Coast Guards Conduct Joint Training

USCGC Munro (WMSL 755) and KN Pulau Dana (323) September 20, in the Singapore Strait. Together, the crews participated in ship-to-ship communications drills, multi-unit maneuvering and maritime domain awareness while at sea. “These maritime exercises with our Indonesian partners forge a stronger relationship, allowing our respective crews to work together and build on each others’ strengths,” said Munro’s Commanding Officer…

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Babcock Sells First New Frigate Design License to Indonesia

Babcock secured the first export contract for its Arrowhead 140 (AH140) frigate through a design license agreement with PT PAL Indonesia (Persero), a state-owned enterprise that builds and maintains ships for military and commercial use from its facilities in Surabaya, Indonesia. The breakthrough deal comes two years since Babcock’s AH140 design was first announced as the preferred bidder for the…

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Terma Radar for Indonesian Navy Hospital Ships

May 27, 2021 – Hospital ships are vessels designed to act as floating medical treatment facilities for humanitarian missions or for use in war zones. Under the new contract, Terma will deliver the radar in June 2021 to support the latest Indonesian Navy Hospital Assistance Ship (BRS). The Indonesian Navy’s BRS built in Surabaya by the Indonesian state-owned shipyard PT…

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KRI Nanggala Salvage Efforts Detailed

May 19, 2021 – As of May 18, the Chinese rescue fleet, which arrived in Indonesia in early May to assist in the recovery of Indonesia’s wrecked submarine, has completed the first-phrase survey task and achieved initial results. The Chinese rescue fleet participating in the salvage operations consists of three vessels, i.e., the ocean salvage/rescue ship Yongxingdao (Hull 863) and…

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