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Indonesian Navy’s new training ship arrives home

09 November 2017

Key Points

  • The Indonesian Navy’s new training ship has arrived in-country
  • Platform provides the Indonesian Navy with improved ab initio training capabilities

A Spanish-built three-masted training ship commissioned by the Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) in September has arrived home.

The 2,000-tonne vessel, which has been named KRI Bima Suci , was constructed by Construcciones Navales Paulino Freire and commissioned by the TNI-AL at a ceremony in Vigo, Spain. It arrived in the West Sumatran city of Padang on 9 November, marking its first stop in an Indonesian territory. The vessel is embarked with a pioneering batch of 199 cadets.

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