Kesatuan Gurita

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Kesatuan Gurita
Active 1982 – present
Country  Indonesia
Branch Indonesian Navy
Type Special Forces
Role Counter-Terrorist Task Force
Size 400 men
Garrison/HQ Jakarta

Kesatuan Gurita (Octopus Squad) is an Indonesian Navy task force unit based in Jakarta.[1] Their primary role is offshore counter-terrorism against shipping and oil installations. The units draws its troops from Indonesian Marine Corps soldiers.[1]


  1. ^ a b Damien Kingsbury (18 August 2005). Power Politics and the Indonesian Military. Routledge. p. 110. ISBN 978-0415297295.

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