9 Most Deadly TNI Elite Troops, Super Difficult Member Tests

Elite TNI has nine of the deadliest troops. They consist of six special squads from three dimensions, Army, Navy, and Air Force, which are respected throughout the world.

Referring to various sources, these nine elite troops also recorded many achievements. Drawn from a strict selection, only a few members qualify for this elite force. 

The following is a list of the deadliest TNI elite troops ; 

1. Denjaka

The Jalamangkara Detachment (Denjaka) is a marine aspect counterterrorism detachment originating from the Indonesian Navy. Denjaka is a joint unit between the personnel of the Frog Troop Command (Kopaska) and the Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion (Taifib) of the TNI-AL Marine Corps.

Denjaka members were educated at Bumi Marines Cilandak, South Jakarta. They must complete an education called PTAL (Combating Marine Aspects of Terror). The length of education to become a Denjaka member is six months.

Reportedly, not many TNI soldiers were able to pass the education to become members of Denjaka. Of the hundreds of soldiers who took part in education, only about 50 were elected to become members of Denjaka. The reason is that Denjaka members are required to have a high IQ and must be strong to undergo rigorous and life-threatening training.

This detachment with the motto Satya Wira Dharma is devoted to anti-terror units, although they can also be operated anywhere, especially anti-terror aspects of the sea. Based on the information gathered, 1 member of Denjaka is equivalent to 120 ordinary soldiers.

2. Yontaifib

The Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion (Yon Taifib) is an elite Marine Corps unit that specializes in Amphibious Reconnaissance and Special Reconnaissance operations. This unit is comparable to the case of Group 3/Sandhi Yudha Kopassus in the ranks of the Indonesian Army. Previously this unit was known as KIPAM (Amphibian Reconnaissance Command).

To become a member of YonTaifib, candidates are selected from marines who meet the mental, physical, health requirements, and have been in active service for at least two years. One of the training programs for amphibian reconnaissance education students, swimming with hands and feet tied, as far as 3 km.

From this unit, the best soldiers were recruited to join the Jala Mangkara Detachment (Denjaka), the elite troops of the Indonesian Navy.

3. Kopaska

The Frog Troop Command (Kopaska) is a special force from the Indonesian Navy. Kopaska was founded on March 31, 1962 by President Soekarno to support the military campaign in Irian Jaya.

Currently, Kopaska is divided into three Commandos, namely, the Fleet I Frog Troop Command Unit in Pondok Dayung, North Jakarta; Fleet II Frog Troop Command Unit in Surabaya; and Frog Troop Command Unit III Fleet in Sorong.

The main tasks of this force are underwater detonation/democracy including sabotage/secret attacks on enemy ships and sabotage of enemy bases, soul torpedoes (kamikaze), destruction of underwater installations, reconnaissance, preparing landing beaches for larger amphibious operations and anti-terror at sea/ maritime counter terrorism.

The motto of this corps is “Tan Hana Wighna Tan Sirna” which means “no obstacle is insurmountable”.

4. Paskhas

The Air Force Special Forces Corps (Paskhas TNI AU) with another name Beret Orange is a special force owned by the Indonesian Air Force. Paskhas is a ground combat unit capable of three dimensions, namely air, sea and land.

Every Paskhas soldier is required to have at least a para-command qualification (Parako) to be able to carry out his duties professionally, then add special skills to the air force in accordance with his specialization.

Paskhas has the characteristic of additional tasks that other troops do not have, namely Operation Formation and Operation of Front Air Bases (OP3UD), namely seizing and defending bases and subsequently preparing aircraft landings and the deployment of friendly troops.

5. Tontaipur

The Combat Reconnaissance Platoon (Tontaipur) is a qualified Kostrad combat intelligence force. The unit development is in Yon Satria Sandi Yudha and is in operation under the control of the Kostrad Commander who is capable of three dimensions. Its members are recruited from units serving in Kostrad.

The purpose of the formation of the Taipur Platoon is to train and shape the soldiers of the Kostrad ranks to become Taipur soldiers who have special abilities in carrying out operational tasks in various forms of terrain both in marine swamps, forests, mountains and cities.

6. Kopassus

The Special Forces Command (Kopassus) is part of the combat Main Command (KOTAMA) owned by the Indonesian Army. Kopassus has special abilities such as moving quickly in every field, shooting precisely, reconnaissance, and anti-terror.

The tasks of the Kopassus Military Operations War (OMP) include Direct Action direct attacks to destroy enemy logistics, Combat SAR, Anti-Terror, Advance Combat Intelligence (Special Intelligence Operations).

In addition, the tasks of the Kopasus for Military Operations Other than War (OMSP) include Humanitarian Assistance (humanitarian assistance), AIRSO (anti-insurgency, separatism and insurgency operations), assistance to the police/government, Special SAR and VVIP security.

In the course of its history, Kopassus has succeeded in establishing its existence as a special force capable of handling tough tasks. Some of the operations carried out by Kopassus include the DI/TII crackdown operation, the PRRI/Permesta military operation, the Trikora Operation, the Dwikora Operation, the suppression of the G30S/PKI, the Act of Free Choice in West Irian.

Then, the Seroja operation in East Timor, the operation to free hostages at Don Muang-Thailand Airport (Woyla), the GPK operation in Aceh, the operation to free the hostages at Mapenduma, the operation to free hostages of Somali pirates, and various other military operations.

Due to the confidential nature of the mission and operational tasks, the majority of the task activities of the Kopassus unit will never be fully known. Examples of Kopassus operations that have been carried out and are not known to the public include: Infiltration of Vietnamese refugees on Galang Island to help collect information to coordinate with the United States (CIA), infiltration of the Malaysian and Australian borders and long range patrol operations in Indonesia. Papua New Guinea border.

7. Raider Battalion

The Raider Battalion is one of the elite infantry battalions of the Indonesian National Army (TNI). The ten raider battalions, which were inaugurated on December 22, 2003, were formed by freezing 8 battalion battalions of the Kodam and 2 battalions of Kostrad.

As an enforcement force, the strength of a raider battalion (Yonif Raider) is equivalent to three times the strength of an ordinary infantry battalion (Yonif) in the Indonesian Army. This infantry unit is based on the “Raid” (“Depredation”) battle tactics.

Each raider battalion consists of 747 personnel. They receive six months of special education and training for modern warfare, anti-guerrilla, and protracted warfare. Each of these battalions is trained to have three times the combat capability of an ordinary infantry battalion.

They are trained to perform ambushes and aerial vehicles, such as jumping from helicopters. 50 of the 747 personnel in a Raider battalion have anti-terror capabilities and other special skills. 

8. Sat 81/Gultor

Unit 81 Kopassus or formerly known as Sat-81/Gultor is a unit in Kopassus which is at the same level as the Group and is the best Soldier of all TNI Soldiers, headquartered in Cijantung, East Jakarta.

The strength of this unit is not publicly published regarding the number of personnel and the type of weaponry it has, all of which are kept secret by Dansat-81/Kopassus, which is currently held by Colonel Inf Willy Brodus Yos Rohadi.

It is known that in recent years the term Gultor was omitted from this unit, not without reason, but because of the qualifications it possessed more than countering terror.

Unit-81 is the spearhead of the defense and security of the Republic of Indonesia. Unlike other units which always expose their activities, Unit-81’s vision and mission is to be unknown, unheard and unseen.

9. Satbravo-90

The Bravo 90 Unit (Satbravo-90), previously known as Denbravo 90, is a special operations unit for the Special Forces Corps which is located directly under Dankorpaskhas.

The Bravo 90 Paskhas unit is tasked with carrying out intelligence operations, disabling enemy defense equipment/installations in support of air operations and cracking down on air pirate terror as well as other operations in accordance with the policies of the TNI Commander.

Satbravo-90 is considered the youngest Indonesian special forces formation. Only formed on a limited basis within the TNI-AU Special Forces Corps in 1990, Bravo means the best.

The Bravo 90 unit has a motto: Catya Wihikan Awacyama Kapala which means Faithful, Skilled, Successful. Sat Bravo 90 is part of the BNPT Crisis Control Center (Pusdalsis), which consists of a combination of special units, such as the Special Detachment 81 (Terror Countermeasures) from the TNI-AD, Denjaka from the TNI-AL, and Regiment I Gegana Brimob Corps from the Police. .

The Pusdalsis, which consists of a combination of elite TNI-Polri units, is assigned as a terror handling force to be dispatched in the event of terrorist activities such as plane hijacking.

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