An Indonesian navy submarine carrying 53 people has lost its connection in waters off Bali and remains unaccounted for. 22, the U.S. military provided air assistance to Indonesia to assist in the search.
According to the BBC reported on the 23rd, Indonesia’s military spokesman said the same day, has sent six warships, a helicopter and 400 people in the incident in the sea search for missing submarines, Singapore and Malaysia also sent ships to assist in the search, Australia, France and Germany also provided assistance. The supply of oxygen on the missing submarine is limited and is expected to be just a few hours away. “Our actions will continue into tomorrow, and today we will do everything we can to hope for a blone.”
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Tuesday that the U.S. will send military aircraft to assist in the search for the missing submarine at the invitation of the Indonesian government, and “we are very saddened by the news of the loss of the Indonesian submarine,” the Capitol Hill newspaper reported.
Indonesian President Joko 22 said the first task is to ensure the safety of the submarine’s 53 crew members, he called on all parties to do their utmost to search. During the search, an object with “strong magnetic force” was found in the sea at a depth of 50-100 meters, Reuters reported. The diesel-powered submarine can dive to depths of up to 500 metres and could pose a deadly threat.
On April 21, the Indonesian navy’s Nanggala submarine went missing while training for a torpedo in waters north of Bali. The submarine belongs to the Kakla class submarine, with an underwater displacement of 1,395 tons and a number 402, which was built in Germany in 1978 and entered service in 1981.