President expects Alugoro submarine as the beginning of national self-reliance

President Joko Widodo visited PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) in The city of Surabaya, East Java province, on Monday, January 27, 2020. On the occasion , the president directly reviewed the submarine KRI Alugoro-405.

Upon arrival at the nearby location at 10.30 WIB, the president of First review the panel and get an explanation related to the Alugoro submarine. The president then headed for a submarine that was leaning at the edge of the dock.

The Alugoro submarine is the third batch of ships The first submarine development cooperation between PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) With Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). Head of state also appreciates The Alugoro submarine-making cooperation and hopes to Indonesia will be able to make it independently.

"I think a good cooperation, there is a transfer Technology in the construction of our Alugoro submarine. We expect A point we can independently do all by the children of the nation Own, "said the president.

The successful construction of the Alugoro submarine makes Indonesia's only country in southeast Asia that is able to build Submarine. Launch and naming of vessels conducted on 11 April 2019 At the submarine jetty of PT PAL Indonesia (Persero).

Alugoro's own submarine has a long specification of 61.3 meters, maximum speed when diving 21 knots, and maximum speed at Surface 12 knots. The Alugoro submarine has undergone a variety of Testing such as Harbour Acceptance Test (HAT) and Sea Acceptance Test (SAT).

Accompanying the president when reviewing the submarine Aluguro Among others, coordinating Minister for Political, legal, and security affairs of Mahfud Md, Coordinating Minister for Kemaritiman and investment in Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto, Minister of state-owned enterprises Erick And foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.

In addition, the Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani, the Minister of Research and Technology Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of Communication and Informatics Johnny G. Plate, chief of staff of the presidential officer Moeldoko, Pramono cabinet Secretary Anung, chief TNI Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, KAPOLRI General Idham Azis, staff Special President M. Fadjroel Rachman and Putri Tanjung, and Governor of Java East of Khofifah Indar Parawansa.

Adapted from: Press Bureau, Media, and information secretariat President