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Air Force Special Commando Practice Terrorism Scenarios at Baliís Ngurah Rai Airport


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(5/4/2012)

A special detachment “Bravo 90” of the Indonesian Air Force conducted a terrorist simulation at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport on Monday. April 30, 2012.

The highly realistic exercise included a shoot-out between the military forces and the make-believe terrorists that lasted almost 30-minutes.

Radar Bali reports that, in the end, the Indonesian Air Force Commandos successfully managed to defeat the simulated terrorists who, in the course of the exercise, had temporary control of the VVIP terminal and a passenger airplane.

The Commander of “Detachment Bravo 90” – Air Force Lt. Col. M. Juanda, told the press how the simulated terrorists – a 15 man rebel force of the “Liberation Front” led by Fuad Malik suffered 8 fatalities. “The remaining 7 we arrested. The remaining terrorists, who suffered wound in the practice scenario, were eventually evacuated to safety,” Junada explained.

He explained that the terror simulation was part of a larger terrorism prevention programs labeled “Albara.” The exercise involving the VVIP Terminal and a landed airplane was observed the Supreme Commander for District II of the Air Force Command, Marshal Ismonon SIB.

The exercise commenced with the dispatching by air from Jakata’s Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport of the Commando unit at 8:30 a.m. Prior to landing, 15 frogmen who infiltrated the airport by sea.

An Air Force spokesman said the information on hand indicated that the terrorists had managed to hijack a passenger aircraft with 45 passengers on board. At the same time, the rebels had taken control of the VVIP terminal in Bali containing 60 innocents.

After reviewing the situation, a special team, including negotiators, snipers and bomb squad members, approached the target while strategizing how to minimize civilian casualties.

During the simulation, negotiators determined that the terrorists had shot one of the hostages. Reacting, the Special Forces swept into the VVIP terminaland hijacked aicraft  taking complete control of both in only 7 minutes.

The entire exercise took 2.5 hours to complete.

An Air Force spokesman said specially trained response teams were on stand-by at all times across the nation, prepared to respond at any hour in a manner that was “appropriate, rapid and accurate.”


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