COMSUBGRU 7, Indonesia Strengthen Ties

first_img View post tag: Strengthen View post tag: COMSUBGRU 7 Back to overview,Home naval-today COMSUBGRU 7, Indonesia Strengthen Ties View post tag: Navy April 21, 2015 View post tag: Indonesia View post tag: News by topic View post tag: asiacenter_img Rear Adm. William R. Merz, Commander, Submarine Group 7 (COMSUBGRU 7), met with representatives from the Indonesian submarine force in Surabaya, Indonesia, on April 14 in order to strengthen a dynamic working relationship between the two navies.The primary focus of the staff talks was to establish routine periodic regional engagements and operations to integrate the Indonesian submarine force as a partner and ally in the Pacific.The engagements will include training opportunities between the two navies that will focus on integrating U.S. and Indonesian submarine force capabilities.The staff talks followed a table top Simulated Submarine Casualty Exercise (SMASHEX), where COMSUBGRU 7, U.S. Navy Submarine Rescue Command, and International Submarine Escape and Rescue Liaison Office worked with the Indonesian navy during a simulated submarine rescue training.The Indonesian navy is the largest navy in Southeast Asia based on the number of active personnel and ships.[mappress mapid=”15723″]Image: US Navy Share this article COMSUBGRU 7, Indonesia Strengthen Ties Authorities View post tag: Naval View post tag: Tieslast_img