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RI orders 3 submarines worth $1b in regional ‘catch-up’

  • Novan Iman Santosa

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, December 22 2011 | 08:16 am
RI orders 3 submarines worth $1b in regional ‘catch-up’

PREMIUM Indonesia’s signing of a contract to procure three submarines from a South Korean company is an effort to keep pace with other countries in the region.

The order will more than double Indonesia’s existing fleet of two submarines; the KRI Cakra and KRI Nenggala.

Andi Widjajanto from the University of Indonesia, told the The Jakarta Post that ordering three submarines was not enou...