Finally Indoensian Navy Succed on Conducting Yakhont Firing Test
After more than two month delayed, Indonesia navy succed conducting firing test on Yakhont and several others missile. Yakhont missile successfully hit an old vessel from distance about 250 km. This firing test conducted in Hindia ocean in 20 April 2011. This success show Indonesia navy capability and strong deterrence effort even in very bad financial constraint condition. An also show indonesian defence industry on their capability in integrate yakhont firing on their old sewaco system.
Yakhont missile just need only seven minute from OSW class fregate to hit its designated firing test ship (KR irian an old LST made by USA). Indonesia navy also conducted another missile firing test, including Exocet M40 , RBU 6000 and under water torpedo that fired from their very old submarine.
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