26 April 2016
Among the issues is the submarine platform that can operate in both deep and littoral waters (photo : DCNS)
Indonesian and French officials have started a working group to explore Indonesian submarine requirements.
Among issues being explored is the feasibility of operating a platform that can operate in both deep and littoral waters.
Indonesian shipbuilder PT PAL has teamed up with French company DCNS in a formal working group to explore future submarine requirements of the Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL), industry sources close to the matter have confirmed to IHS Jane's .
The working group, which started in March, has been formed under the ambit of a government-to-government framework between France and Indonesia and includes representatives from the private and public sectors.