COORDINATED NAVY PATROLS INDONESIA AND THE PHILIPPINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

As a country with a joint maritime boundary, Indonesia and the Philippines need to cooperate in the areas of border security in this regard is collaboration among navy of both countries. Since the year 1963 with the signing of the Border Patrol Agreement, Indonesia and the Philippine Navy agreed to conduct the Coordinated Patrols (Corpat) at maritime boundary areas. Based on the Border Patrol Agreement between the Government of Indonesia and the Philippines have implemented the Coordinated Patrols (Corpat) so-called Coordinated Patrol Philippines and Indonesia XXVI-12 (Corpat Philindo XXVI-12) at maritime boundary areas. In the implementation of the Corpat Philindo XXVI-12, Indonesia patrol using the vessels KRI Sura (802) which is an domestically produced vessels (PT PAL) while the Philippine patrol using the vessels BRP Magat Salamat (PS-20) which is an United States-made patrol vessels from Second World War. As the final destination from the implementation of the Corpat Philindo XXVI-12 both Indonesia and the Philippines patrol vessels pay a visit at the port of Davao City on December 1 to 3 May 2012. On the occasion, the crew KRI Sura (802) had the opportunity to visit Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Davao City and providing Coaching Clinic for Team Eagle Marching Band - School of Indonesia - Davao (SID). In addition, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Davao City and SID had the opportunity to visit the KRI Sura (802).