Indonesian National Army (TNI) gets fast Patrol Boat Made in Indonesia to be submitted to the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL).
Navy Chief Information Office (Kadispenal) First Admiral TNI Iskandar Sitompul, SE said two (Navy Ship) KAL 12 meters / Sea Hunter KAL KAL Pulau Tanjung Bara and production Lengkuas Maintenance and Repair Facility (Fasharkan) transferred from the Chief Fasharkan Jakarta Jakarta Marine Colonel (T) Sudarmoko to the Head Office of Naval Material (Kadismatal) First Admiral TNI Mashyuri Isaac, S. IP at the office Fasharkan Jakarta, Pondok paddle, Wednesday (18 / 6). KAL Both these elements will further strengthen the Maritime Security Patrol Naval Station (Lanal) Bangka Belitung and Lanal Sangatta received by Danlanal farts Islands Marine Lieutenant Colonel (P) Edi Sucipto.
Furthermore Navy Chief Information Office( Kadispenal) said, the two ships is a production fasharkan Jakarta which has been upgraded from the previous production. This move is an attempt Transfer Of Technology (ToT) in its class shipbuilding. The ability of KAL Sea Hunter measuring 12 meters long and 2.7 meters wide and 1.18 meters tall destined for fast patrol with a maximum speed of 38 knots and cruising speed reached 21.5 knots and equipped with radar navigation equipment and Global Positioning System (GPS .)
"With a sleek and aerodynamic design, patrol boats of this type allow for maneuvering in narrow waters of the region, especially to support the Navy base in marine security patrols around the coast," explained Kadispenal.
Advanced Construction Design Kadispenal Sea Hunter is made of Fiberglass Reinforced Polyester (FRP) with polyester resin for marine applications (marine). Patrol boat was manned by 4 crew and can carry 10 passengers.
After the handover ceremony of the ship, Kadismatal along with another invitation to test using the second ship in the territorial waters of Tanjung Priok Port, Jakarta.