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Indonesian Navy to Study Acquisition of AIP submarines
« on: May 11, 2017, 09:10:03 PM »
Indonesian Navy delegation arrives in Istanbul to study acquisition of AIP submarines | IHS Jane's 360 - 09 May 2017

Key Points
* An Indonesian delegation has arrived in Turkey to consider the acquisition of Type 214 submarines
* Development could see the Indonesian Navy operate its first air-independent propulsion-equipped boats

A senior delegation comprising of senior Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) officers has arrived in Istanbul to further explore the feasibility of acquiring air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equipped Type 214 submarines from Golcük Shipyard, sources close to the matter confirmed with Jane's on 9 May.

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Among activities taking place during the visit is a tour of Golcük Shipyard's facilities near Istanbul, where work on the Type 214 platform is taking place. The shipyard has been contracted to deliver six boats of the type to the Turkish Navy, and the first-of-class is slated for launch in 2019. The officials will also visit the IDEF 2017 exhibition during their stay in Istanbul.

A computer-generated image of the Type 214 submarine, which has been offered to meet the Indonesian Navy's requirements. Source: HDW
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