The United States is sending air forces to Indonesia to help search for the submarine launched on Wednesday Gone. US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will discuss with the Indonesian Secretary of Defense what else the US can do later today.
The Indonesian submarine lost contact on Wednesday morning during a torpedo exercise in northern Bali. There are 53 people on board, although the submarine can hold up to 34 people. This is KRI Nanggala-402 made in Germany about 40 years ago.
According to the Indonesian Minister of Defense, this submarine still has Until saturday oxygen. The navy has been looking for this ship, and Malaysian and Singaporean ships have given great support to it.
In a televised speech, Indonesian President Widodo called on residents of the country to pray for the submarine and its crew. He said: “Our priority is to ensure the safety of the 53 crew members.” “I said to their families, I understand your emotions, and we are doing our best to save everyone.”
It was found that there was an oil leak in the submerged submarine. The Navy believes that this may indicate that the fuel tank is damaged.