Indonesia’s navy is negotiating with China to buy C-705 anti-ship missile (Figure)
made the latest C-705 air-launched anti-ship missiles, missile-wide close-up Photo: doors wide
LONDON Dec. 22 news: According to the Indonesian Antara news agency reported 21, Indonesia’s navy chief of staff Snow said Monday a long Argus Suharto, Indonesia’s navy warships will be equipped with Chinese-made missiles.
“We will continue to adopt from China C-802 missiles, which recently conducted missile tests show very good performance.” Suha Hartono added that Indonesia’s navy is also negotiating with China, want to buy a more slender shape C-705 missiles. According to Suha Hartono said that two missiles will be installed in Indonesia’s navy fast patrol boats and Van Parker (VAN-SPEIJK) class warships.
Chinese-made and service is the first cruise missile to the Navy fleet of C-802 anti-ship missiles from the carrier based on improved ground cruise missiles, the development process with the United States modified “Harpoon “Similar to ground missiles. C-802 cruise missile’s range is about 300 km, plus GPS with inertial guidance, the final section of the composite infrared or video-assisted approach guided missile size slightly longer than the prototype, using a new type of rocket propellant. But the missile’s range and lethality are slightly less, so the number should not be deployed a lot.
China’s newest C-705 anti-ship missile in the C-704, based on improved guidance systems, installed new improved from solid rocket motors. Seeker part of the installation of the GPS and the Compass can add navigation and positioning system device. Power structure of some use in the newer close thrust rocket engine, the biggest blow from the 75 km system with two booster rockets, the maximum distance is 170 km combat.
Suha Hartono said Indonesia’s navy would like to Vance Parker-class warships and fast patrol boats Chinese weapons systems installed to enhance their combat capability. “Our country can not produce these missiles, but fortunately, Indonesia, some domestic companies have mastered these weapons systems purchased from foreign ships on the installation of our technology.”
Fan Sipai g-class warships for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s former patrol ship from Amsterdam and the Royal Schelde shipyard shipyard, a total of six, all from 1967 to 1968 service. Van Parker-class ships standard displacement of two thousand two hundred tons, full load displacement of two thousand eight hundred and fifty tons, with two English Electric steam turbines host company, to contribute thirty thousand horsepower, with a dual-axis, the maximum speed per hour, fifty 2.8 km, a maximum range of eight thousand three hundred thirty-four km. Van Parker compilers class warships ship for 250 one. LW03-based reconnaissance systems, including air search radar, DA05 planar radar, hull sonar 184 type, 199 type of variable depth sonar, and SEWACO Ⅴ-based battle system.
admit Suha Hartono’s department of the government budget is very limited, Indonesia, the Navy will give priority to the use of funds to purchase advanced weapons systems. “Our primary task is to ensure that the sea border and the security of the outer islands of Indonesia.” He also said that Indonesia will introduce the updated Navy combat ships have a higher replace 27 obsolete ships.
Suha Noto said earlier that Indonesia’s west coast is prone to smuggling, trafficking and poaching and other crimes at sea. “Maritime crime is not the only problems encountered in the West Coast in the region, we work with India, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia, there are still border disputes.”
Suha Noto said, in order to to ensure safety at sea, the west coast of Indonesia’s navy would periodically start patrolling. It also India, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia to carry out open communication with you on patrol. Therefore, the West Coast of Indonesia, especially in the Malacca Straits area and significantly reduce incidents of crime at sea. (Compiled: Spring)
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