The Navy "Jalas Veva Jaya Mahe" Indonesia tests Yakhont Missile!
Wina Van Dijk | May 25, 2011 at 08:28 amby
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" We are not to threaten other countries but to prevent war and maintaining world peace " (one of part quote world mission of Navy Indonesia).
Many countries shall be embroiled in wars, but Indonesian National Army missile tests Yakhont newly bought from Russia, Wednesday, April 20, 2011 have a mission to prevent war and maintaining world peace. Tests area on the west side of the Sunda Strait, the Indian Ocean. In addition, the Navy Indonesia also conduct periodic sea warfare exercises. The Navy conducts more than 100 exercises per year with nations throughout Asia.
The biggest reason is State of Indonesia archipelago with a total potential of marine and fishery Indonesia reached 70% (percent) of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia as a whole consists of the ocean. Indonesia as an archipelagic state has set a groove crossing international shipping, which is known as " Alur Lintas Kepulauan Indonesia" (ALKI), this requires us to develop the technical capability of its monitoring and the ability to preserve the surrounding environment, then Indonesia should have a strong Navy to maintain territorial integrity of Indonesia. Besides complete with various types of warships, the Navy also equip with modern weaponry, also exercised with Multi national Navies on numerous occasions. One of them, equip the navy with Russian-made missiles Yakhont; Yakhont Russian-made missile has a range of 300 km, speed 2 mach with specification 8900mm long, 720mm diameter, weighs 3000 kg.
Photo Additional Official by Wina Van Dijk 2011
Source : Yakhont Missile Tested by Indonesian Navy TNI-AL.flv
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