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  • 1 May 2018
    Authorities

    Australia and Indonesia have concluded in Bali a coordinated patrol aimed at improving security along the shared maritime border.  Coordinated maritime patrol AUSINDO CORPAT 2018, the eighth iteration of the exercise, began in Darwin on April 16 following seven days of joint exercises between the two nations’ defense forces. The Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) HMAS […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indonesian shipyard PT PAL to increase cooperation in the fields of submarine and surface ship construction. The MoU confirmation comes following the visit of French president François Hollande to Indonesia. Indonesia wants to reinforce its naval capacity and is mulling ordering French submarines and surface ships to […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first three of eleven AS565 MBe Panther helicopters to Indonesia. The helicopters were delivered at a ceremony at Airbus Helicopters’ headquarters in Marignane, France, in the presence of representatives from Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence and the Indonesian Navy. Under an agreement from 2014, Airbus Helicopters will supply the AS565 MBe helicopters […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Chinese warships have set sail for Indonesia and the second edition of the Indonesia-hosted multi-national exercise in waters off Padang, and Siberut and Sapura islands, Indonesia. Exercise Komodo, set to be held between April 12 – 16, 2016, will involve more than 30 countries from the Asia-Pacific region, and beyond. Type 054A Guided missile frigate Weifang and […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pacific arm of the Russian Navy fleet is set to participate in this year’s iteration of the Indonesian-organized multilateral exercise Komodo 2016, the navy confirmed. The second Komodo exercise will be held in April 2016, in Padang – West Sumatera, Siberut and Sapura islands, Indonesia. Representatives from the Russian Pacific Fleet took part in the planning […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro said on Wednesday that the government was expecting to procure a dozen submarines to augment Indonesia’s existing fleet by 2024. Purnomo said that a deal to purchase three of these submarines was signed in December 2011. The submarines are being built in cooperation with South Korea. He said that the joint-production […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Millinocket departed Makassar, Indonesia, on May 4, marking the US Navy’s first visit to the port. The port visit served to strengthen the US-Indonesia partnership while reinforcing mutual commitment to bilateral and multilateral exercises and future port visits in Indonesia, the navy said. “The US Navy’s first-ever visit to Makassar […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Vessels

    The Indonesian Navy’s third Nagapasa-class submarine KRI Alugoro (405) has completed the nominal diving depth (NDD) phase of the sea trials. The trials, during which the submarine dived to a depth of 250 meters, were conducted in the Bali Sea and in the waters off East Java on January 20, 2020, Indonesian shipbuilder PT PAL […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a partnership-building visit to Indonesia on March 24. Mabus was in the area to meet with senior military and civilian officials to discuss bilateral and multilateral maritime security issues and efforts. Meetings were held with Indonesia’s minister of maritime affairs and fisheries, the head of the […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Sirius showed off her might in the recent ‘Sail Morotai’ deployment which, after a successful departure from Exercise KAKADU 2012, saw her transit from Darwin to the small island of Morotai, Indonesia. Located in the North Maluku Province, Morotai is Indonesia’s northernmost island and home to a small population who, until now, were isolated […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia drew to a close, the Marines aboard USS GERMANTOWN break down their rifles, scrub their nylon tents, and perform maintenance on the vehicles that took them to the Indonesian shores. While living ashore for five days, they participated in various exercises with their Indonesian counterparts, building trust […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    After a period of performance tests carried out in the latter part of 2016, the Indonesian ministry of defence became the first ever Skeldar V-200 UAV customer, UMS Skeldar announced. The delivery of the V-200 vertical take-off and landing UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) marks the start of a working partnership and the commencement of a training […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s hydrographic survey ship HMAS Leeuwin showed off its skills following a port visit to Jakarta, Indonesia. During a five-day passage from Indonesia to Port Klang, Malaysia, the crew were joined by six members of the Indonesian Navy’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic organization. The aim of the sea ride was to further develop the relationships that had been […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Naval forces from the US and Indonesia have commenced the 24th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise. The exercise began with the arrival of the dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) with elements from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Jakarta on August 10. As informed, the US sailors and marines will engage with […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) on Thursday announced it has received a 30 billion-won (approx. US$26.7m) contract to refit the Indonesian Navy’s KRI Cakra-class submarine. The company’s announcement comes several months after it was first reported that DSME was selected by Indonesia to perform work on the first of two Type 209/1300 diesel-electric […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy will join more than 30 nations for the Multinational Exercise Komodo 2018 on and in the waters near Lombok Island, Indonesia, from May 4 to 9. The exercise brings together navies from across the world to rehearse scenarios focused on collaborative solutions to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief and maritime domain awareness. […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the Royal Australian Navy’s Huon class minehunter HMAS Yarra has paid a rare port call to the Indonesian trade centre of Makassar. Yarra was the first Royal Australian Navy vessel to visit Makassar since the opening of the Australian mission in the city this March. Australia is South Sulawesi’s second largest source […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Industry news

    Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and PT PAL (Persero) Shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia held the steel cutting ceremony on 15 January 2014 for the first SIGMA 10514 PKR Frigate.   DSNS and PT PAL signed the contract for construction of the 105 meters long frigate with the Defence Ministry of Indonesia in June 2012. This […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indonesian defense ministry ordered an additional three 1,400-ton submarines under a contract signed on the day of the launch of the country’s first locally-assembled submarine. On April 12, Indonesian shipbuilder PT PAL launched KRI Alugoro (405), the third Nagapasa-class submarine which was assembled in Indonesia under a transfer of technology agreement with South Korean […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Ultra Electronics announces that its Command & Control Systems business, based in High Wycombe, has been awarded a contract worth £32m by the Republic of Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence for the mid-life modernisation of the first of the Fatahillah Class corvettes. The contract includes the development, installation and integration of a new combat management system. […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Authorities

    As Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia drew to a close, the Marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) broke down their rifles, scrubbed their nylon tents, and performed maintenance on the vehicles that took them to the Indonesian shores. While living ashore for six days, they participated in various […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Rear Adm. William R. Merz, Commander, Submarine Group 7 (COMSUBGRU 7), met with representatives from the Indonesian submarine force in Surabaya, Indonesia, on April 14 in order to strengthen a dynamic working relationship between the two navies. The primary focus of the staff talks was to establish routine periodic regional engagements and operations to integrate […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Senior military and civil officials from the U.S. and Indonesia attended a reception hosted onboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) Nov. 20 to celebrate cooperation between the two countries. More than 200 people were in attendance, including Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia Ted Osius, Indonesian […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indonesia is contemplating a purchase of a Russian Kilo-Class diesel-electric submarine, according to Indonesian Military Chief Gen. Moeldoko, cited by local news agencies. The purchase would put Indonesia ahead of her South Asian neighbors, since it would be the only country in the region to have a Kilo-Class sub. As explained by Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesia’s […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific Partnership 2016, embarked aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), arrived in Padang August 19 for the fifth and final mission stop of 2016. This year marks the fifth time the mission has visited Indonesia and will include partner nations’ military forces from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea and the United […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    A joint military exercise dubbed “Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2012” (CARAT) commenced on May 30 in Indonesia’s East Java province, the protagonists being Indonesian navy and its U.S. counterpart, Xinhua news portal informed. The waters off East Java province’s coast cities of Surabaya and Situbondo will be the venue of several maritime exercises including […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) sailed alongside other navies during Sail Raja Ampat Aug. 22-23.   Sail Raja Ampat is part of a series of international maritime events hosted by the government of Indonesia in West Papua, Indonesia. Crew members welcomed Indonesian Navy Ensign Michael Kasake, a […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Indonesian Navy officially received its second Nagapasa-class submarine, KRI Ardadedali, from South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in a ceremony on April 25. KRI Ardadedali (404) is the second of overall three submarines Indonesia is building in cooperation with South Korea’s DSME under a US$1,1 billion contract signed in 2011. Following the delivery and […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual bilateral exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) will see U.S. and Indonesian navies come together from August 2-8. The exercise will take place on the ground in Surabaya and in the waters and airspace of the Java and Bali Seas. More than 500 U.S. Sailors will participate in CARAT Indonesia alongside their […]