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Indonesian Navy successfully fired C-705 missiles

According to information published by the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) on April 9, 2021, KRI Clurit-641 and KRI Kujang 642 successfully test-fired a C-705 missile and hit the target, an ex-KRI Balikpapan ship, at a distance of approximately 70 km. The Indonesian Navy organises exercises Pra Armada Jaya including missile shooting.


According to information published by the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) on April 9, 2021, KRI Clurit-641 and KRI Kujang 642 successfully test-fired a C-705 missile and hit the target, an ex-KRI Balikpapan ship, at a distance of approximately 70 km. The Indonesian Navy organises exercises Pra Armada Jaya including missile shooting.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Clurit-class KRI Kujang 642 (Picture source: Indonesian Navy TNI AL)


KRI Clurit (641) is a Clurit-class fast attack craft of the Indonesian Navy. She was commissioned in 2011 and was the lead ship in her class. Clurit has a displacement of 250 tonnes, a length of 43 meters, and a draft of 7.4 meters

The Clurit-class prioritizes the element of surprise, rapid strike, destroying multiple targets at once and avoidance. She has a crew of 35.

The first four of the class were originally armed with just a Denel (Vektor) 20mm cannon and two 12.7 mm machine guns. In May 2014 the Clurit and Kujang were fitted with a Chinese made six-barrelled NG-18 30mm CIWS and two of the new C-705 SSM.

The C-705 family of cruise missiles can be launched from land, surface vessels and aircraft. It can be equipped with a modular seeker and is available in radar, television and imaging infrared versions.