Indonesian Navy Conducts PASSEX with Republic of Singapore Navy

KRI Diponegoro-365 RSS Tenacious 71 during PASSEX (Image: Indonesian Navy)
KRI Diponegoro-365 RSS Tenacious 71 during PASSEX (Image: Indonesian Navy)

Indonesian Navy’s KRI Diponegoro-365 held a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Tenacious 71 on June 9 in the Java Sea, north of Bawean Island. During the exercise, ships carried out maneuvers and conducted tactical publications and light communication drills.

kri diponegoro-365  rss tenacious 71 during passex (image: indonesian navy)
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The RSS Tenacious-71 was en route to Guam while transitting through Indonesian waters. The exercise was focused on tactical maneuvers (OOWEX-COMEX) and Flag and Light Communication Signals (NAVCOMEX) exercise. The exercise enhanced the interoperability between the two navies.

kri diponegoro-365  rss tenacious 71 during passex (image: indonesian navy)
Kri Diponegoro-365 Rss Tenacious 71 During Passex (Image: Indonesian Navy)

After the exercise, KRI Diponegoro, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Adam Tjahya, escorted the ship until the Masalembo islands. RSS Tenacious-71 continued its journey to its final port of Guam.

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