Indonesia launches third Nagapasa-class submarine

Image: Indonesian Ministry of Defence

The future KRI Alugoro, the first submarine to be built locally in Indonesia, was launched into the water for the first time in a ceremony in Semarang, Surabaya, on Thursday, April 11.

The submarine, the third Nagapasa-class diesel-electric ship destined for the Indonesian Navy, is being built by state-owned shipyard PAL with assistance from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME).

Alugoro is scheduled to be commissioned into service within the year.


Baird Maritime

Baird Maritime is one of the world's premier maritime publishing houses with headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and a publishing subsidiary in Hong Kong. The group produces two monthly magazines, Ausmarine and Work Boat World and a number of annual publications all focusing on various aspects of the commercial, government and military marine industries. It also presents this maritime portal.