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Indonesia commissions seventh PC-40-class patrol vessel

10 July 2018

Key Points

  • The Indonesian Navy has commissioned its seventh PC-40-class patrol boat
  • The vessel will bolster security in the Gulf of Youtefa, and along Indonesia’s maritime border with Papua New Guinea

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Laut: TNI-AL) has commissioned its seventh PC-40-class patrol vessel.

The ship, which has been named KRI Albakora (867) was received, and inducted into the service’s Armada III on 9 July. It will be based at the TNI-AL’s naval base at Jayapura, on the island of New Guinea.

Albakora was built by Indonesian shipbuilder PT Caputra Mitra Sejati, and launched in March 2018.

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