In the implementation of the TNI Joint Training Field Maneuver (Latgab) in the Kogabwilhan II area, the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) has successfully carried out the firing of 4 different missiles in the waters of the Java Sea, on Monday (31/07).

The 2023 Joint Sea Task Command (Kogaslagab TNI) has destroyed the target ship by firing 4 anti-ship missiles.

It was revealed by TNI Commander Admiral Yudo Margono that the TNI had successfully carried out strategic missile firing in the TNI Joint Sea Operation in Latgab this time, after carrying out strategic missile firing from KRI followed by firing from F-16 air elements. “It is our collective pride to improve the professionalism of TNI soldiers both Land, Sea, Air and tomorrow will be continued with TNI Joint operations”, said TNI Admiral Yudo Margono.

The target of the shooting was the former KRI Slamet Riyadi (KRI SRI)-352 which entered the ranks of the Navy since 1987 and was no longer operational by the Navy since August 2019.

The specifications of the missile fired include, SSM Exocet MM40 Block 3 is a missile that has a speed of Mach 0.93, with a cruise range of 6.5 – 97 NM and a cruise height of up to 9 M. The C-802 missile has a speed of Mach 0.9, with a cruise range of 5.4 – 64.7 NM and a cruise height of up to 20 M. While the C-705 missile has a speed of Mach 0.8, with a cruising range of 6-70 NM and a cruising height of up to 20 M. Naval warfare exercises to date have carried out 3 missile firings in the last semester.

This has become one of the priorities of the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy (Kasal) Admiral Muhammad Ali to continue to improve the preparedness of TNI AL units in carrying out war military operations, as well as a means of testing TNI warfare doctrine, as well as training to improve interoperability between TNI forces and defense equipment that has been carried out development and development of defense forces to date.