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Indonesia commissions third KCR-60M missile craft

Indonesia commissions third KCR-60M missile craft

The Indonesian Navy’s (Tentera Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL’s) third KCR-60M missile attack craft, KRI Halasan (630), was commissioned in a 17 September ceremony presided over by defence minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro.The commissioning was conducted at PT PAL’s shipyard in Surabaya, where the vessel was built. It follows the successful delivery and induction of sister ships KRI Sampari (628) and KRI Tombak (629) in May and August 2014 respectively. The vessels have been procured under the country’s 2010 Strategic Defence Plan: aiming to deliver a ‘Minimum Essential Force’ by 2024, the Plan includes a requirement for up to 66 patrol vessels.

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