No clues have yet been found on the submarine that participated in the maneuvers in Indonesia. In addition to the Indonesian army, several other countries have joined forces to find this submarine which disappeared from the island of Bali on Wednesday afternoon. Indeed, Indonesia does not have any submarine recovery vessels, so it has sought help from Singapore and Australia. There would be 53 naval pilots on this submarine. The entire Indonesian navy team is investigating the surroundings of the oil spill spotted on the sea surface near Bali. Army chief Hadi Zahjanto said KRI Nanggala 402 was participating in a training operation on Wednesday when she disappeared. He said the submarine went missing in the water about 96 km north of Bali. Jahjanto said the navy has deployed several ships to the area, including study ships, in search of submarines. So far, there has been no detection of this submarine.
There is a possibility of an accident due to a power failure
The Indonesian Navy has reported that the submarine’s electrical system may have shut down during the dive. This leaves the crew in control of the submarine. In such a situation, people aboard the submarine cannot bring it to the surface even if they wish. The Navy said it feared the submarine had sunk into the sea to a depth of 600 to 700 meters. Because of this, his crew is also unable to contact the command center. Indonesian Navy spokesman Julius Vidzono said the research was helping many countries, including Australia and Singapore. These countries have submarine rescue ships. The Indonesian Navy has deployed a large number of other vessels throughout the region, including the hydrographic survey vessel.
Indonesia bought this submarine from Germany in 1981
The KRI Nangagla 402 is a German submarine, commissioned in 1981 in the Indonesian Navy. This submarine was preparing for the missile maneuvers that will take place today. Several other military officers, including military leader Hadi Zahjanto, were to participate in the exercise. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that the submarine had received clearance to dive and had not been contacted since. It was later discovered that a helicopter had spilled oil at the site where the submarine was to begin to dive into the sea. He said the submarine had 49 crew members, its captain and three. gunners. Indonesia currently has a fleet of five submarines and plans to operate at least eight by 2024. It is the country with the largest number of archipelagos in the world. Indonesia therefore needs more protection for its beaches.
Indonesia increases patrols to deal with China
Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelagic country with around 17,000 islands and has faced a number of maritime challenges in recent years, including incidents involving several Chinese ships near Natuna Island. Last year, President Joko Widodo claimed to protect the country’s sovereignty during a visit to the islands bordering the South China Sea. Chinese fishermen frequently enter the area, with the Indonesian Navy patrolling the area at all times to expel them. At the same time, China is claiming the entire maritime area of this region. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Chinese fishermen are allowed to operate in Chinese territory as a traditional fishing base.
Outrage against China in Indonesia
After this statement, outrage against China increased dramatically in Indonesia. After that President Joko Widodo ordered the country’s navy to increase patrols. In this episode, the Indonesian navy was going to do maneuvers today. China has been making such statements for years. Due to which Indonesia is facing difficulties in regional shipping.