Indonesian military launched on Tuesday a new elite unit designated to carry out special military missions, particularly in addressing terrorism issue.
The launching ceremony of the super elite unit called Special Operation Command, or Koopssus, was held in Indonesian military headquarters located in Cilangkap, East Jakarta.
“Each of Koopssus personnel is a determined one, shortlisted from the special units owned by each of three forces in the military,” Indonesian Military Commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto said during the ceremony.
Former director of Indonesian military strategic intelligence body, Brig. Gen. Rochadi, was appointed to command the newly-established military elite unit.