Missing Indonesian Navy submarine found sunk, 53 declared dead

by Ridzwan Rahmat

An Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut: TNI-AL) Cakra-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) that went missing on 21 April has been found broken into three main parts at a depth of about 830 m, with the service declaring all 53 personnel on board dead.

The SSK, KRI Nanggala (402), was found sunk in the Bali Sea on 25 April, said TNI-AL chief Admiral Yudo Margono in a press conference held the same day. Visual confirmation of the vessel’s position was obtained via a remotely operated vehicle deployed from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) submarine rescue ship MV

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