Saturday, February 28, 2015

Iran Navy '33rd Fleet' at Jakarta, Indonesia

Iran media imagery from 27FEB15 of Islamic Republic of Iran Navy "33rd Fleet" at Jakarta, Indonesia

IRINS Shahid Admiral Naghdi (82) Bayandor class (PF 103 type) corvette (FS), entering Tanjung Priok Port, a sub-district of North Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia. Note busy port activity in background.

IRINS Shahid Admiral Naghdi (82) docked at Tanjung Priok Port. It is being reported that this represents the first visit to Jakarta by an Iranian fleet in 25 years.

IRINS Bandar Abbas (421) Bandar Abbas class light replenishment ship (AORLH), with crew including naval officer students the Iman Khomeini University for Naval Science.

IRIN Captain Mohammad Reza Ahmadi Kermanshahi, commander of the 33rd Fleet, disembarking from IRINS Bandar Abbas. Note IRIN slogan: "Power for deterrent."

IRI Marine chief petty officer equipped with UZI 9mm submachine gun (SMG)

IRIN 33rd Fleet received by TNI–AL (Indonesian Navy) military band, and members of the Iranian embassy in Indonesia

Group photo of IRIN 33rd Fleet officers, Iranian embassy staff members and TNI–AL (Indonesian Navy) officers

Gift exchanged between IRIN Captain Mohammad Reza Ahmadi Kermanshahi and a TNI-AL captain staff officer

TNI-AL captain staff officer amongst a group of Artesh officers

Seen at Tanjung Priok Port: KRI Cut Nyak Dien (375) Kapitan Patimura class corvette (FS). Note: this is ex-Lutz (221) ex-Parchim class corvette of the former Volksmarine (GDR Navy).

Behind it appears to be KRI Dewa Kemba (932) Hecla class survey vessel (AGSH). Note: this is ex-HMS Hydra (A144) of the Royal Navy, with a service record that includes the Falklands War.

See also: Iran Navy '33rd Fleet' at Colombo, Sri Lanka [click HERE]

Photos: Mahdi Marizad at Fars News Agency

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