KRI Viper

KRI "Viper" is an Indonesian naval vessel of the PC-40 patrol boats and was commissioned on the 20 October 2006 by Indonesian National Defence Forces Commander Marshal Djoko Suyanto [http://www.acheh-eye.org/a-eye_news_files/a-eye_news_english/news_item.asp?NewsID=4463- Navy's Small Patrol Boats Effective Tools in Fighting Piracy: TNI Chief] .

There are a total of 4 boats in the PC-40 class, KRI Viper 820, KRI Piton 821, KRI Weling 822.

Armaments

'A' gun: 25-mm and 12.7-mm calibre machine guns made in Russia - also have a combat information room, a communication room and an ammunition store room.

Notable deployments

"Viper" helped recover some of the bodies of the deceased from the Levina 1. [http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/world/view_article.php?article_id=51535 1 dead, 3 missing as gutted Indonesian ferry wreck sinks - Death toll from fire now 42] - Inquirer.net - Obtained March 27, 2007.]

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