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Indonesia in talks to procure first mini-submarine
« on: July 27, 2017, 04:36:47 PM »
IHS Jane's 360 - 26 July 2017
The Indonesian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is currently finalising a contract with Batam-based shipbuilder PT Palindo Marine for the procurement of a mini-submarine, Indonesian Navy Tentara Nasional Indonesia Ė Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) sources informed Janeís on 26 July.

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According to PT Palindo, the mini-submarine will be based on the concept that was first unveiled by the MoDís research and development branch in November 2016 at the Indo Defence exhibition in Jakarta. The concept is a product of collaboration between PT Palindo Marine, the MoD, the Indonesian Co-ordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs, and two Indonesian tertiary institutions Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November (ITS) and the University of Indonesia (UI).

A model of the 22 m mini-submarine concept on display at Indo Defence 2016. (IHS Markit/Patrick Allen)