- 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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