Time is running out for the crew on board Indonesia’s KRI Nanggala 402 submarine. Photo: AFP
Time is running out for the crew on board Indonesia’s KRI Nanggala 402 submarine. Photo: AFP
Indonesia

As Indonesia races to find missing submarine, vessel’s age comes under scrutiny

  • The 44-year-old submarine fell out of contact early on Wednesday during a training exercise in the waters off Bali
  • Analysts said the incident highlights the risks of Indonesia’s ageing military equipment and the chronic underfunding of the navy and air force

Time is running out for the crew on board Indonesia’s KRI Nanggala 402 submarine. Photo: AFP
Time is running out for the crew on board Indonesia’s KRI Nanggala 402 submarine. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE