Indo Navy inducts missile craft

Jakarta adds three KCR-40-class anti-ship missile craft to its arsenal.

Indonesia’s Navy Inducts Missile Craft into Western Fleet

By Prashanth Parameswaran

Indonesia’s navy (TNI-AL) inducted three anti-ship missile craft into its Western fleet, local military sources reported August 3.

According to a statement by the navy’s Western Fleet (KOARMABAR), Indonesia inducted three KCR-40-class anti-ship missile craft into the fleet. The three vessels – KRI Surik (645), KRI Siwar (646) and KRI Parang (647) – were commissioned in September 2014 by former Indonesian defense minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro. They were built by local shipbuilder PT Palindo in Batam.

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