Indonesia: The KRI Nanggala Submarine Incident Is A Wakeup Call To Modernize Navy – Analysis

Eurasia Review


By Ronny P. Sasmita

Indonesia became the first Southeast Asian country to operate submarines with two Whiskey submarines purchased from the Soviet Union via Poland in 1959: the RI Tjakra (S-01) and RI Nanggala (S-02). The decade saw a modernization of the Indonesian Navy, along with the purchase of ten other Whiskey-class...

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