With the rise of the Chinese fleet, which aims to equal the US Navy by 2050, and the policy of deeds sometimes implemented by Beijing, naval tensions in South-East Asia have been increasing since then. ten years. It should come as no surprise, then, to note that the majority of countries in the area are developing and modernizing their navies, sometimes in a substantial manner. Beyond Japan, the two Koreas, Australia and India, many Marines, who until then were confined to coastal defense missions and State-to-Sea action, are now equipped offshore capabilities, and first-rate vessels.
With 74.000 men, the Indonesian Navy is one of the most important in the theater of operations. It uses several types of ships, ranging from attack submarines (5 units) to frigates (8 units), including corvettes (25 units) and assault ships (6 units) and minesweepers (12 units).
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