The name Barunastra was first sparked by three men students from the Department of Marine Engineering ITS i.e Arya Javendra, Bagus Gelis and Alfi in 2012 with formed a team of RC Boat named Barunastra with an Acalendra boat headed by Arya Javendra ( Naval Engineering 2011) and then expand under the auspices of the Department of Marine Engineering.
To develop a deeper roboboat mechanical and electronic facets, roboboat team work together with Metic (Marine Engineering), Hydro (Naval Engineering) and ITS Robotics SMEs by forming a Team Nala (Naval Autonomous), headed by Novem (Electrical Engineering 2011). While Barunastra launches a second generation named Acalendra ll with chairman Bagus Gelis (Marine Engineering 2011).
National Unmanned Fast Boat Contest 2014
Barunastra team is growing in autonomous boat research after changing chairman in 2014 to Dwiki (Marine Engineering 2012). Barunastra 03 is began to develop research as a long-term preparation to follow the international roboboat competition which has been the main dream of Barunastra. This year, the team won the 2014 KKCTBN.
10 TH International Roboboat Competition
In 2015, under the leadership of Darwin Setyawan (Marine Engineering), Barunastra ITS makes new motivation by joining international roboboat competition namely 10th International Roboboat Competition organized by AUVSI Foundation in Virginia, United States. With the status as a new participant, Barunastra ITS is capable won the 3rd and Savitsky Award for Best category Speed and Manueverability. In addition, this 4th Generation Barunastra also became a champion in the national roboboat event, Deconbotion organized by Diponegoro University.
National Unmanned Fast Boat Contest
The leadership baton of Barunastra ITS followed by Galih Ghafara (Marine Engineering 2014). Barunastra 05 is capable dominate the roboboat in Indonesia by becoming champion in KKCTBN 2016. In 2017, Barunastra returns to the inter- national llth International Roboboat Competition by AUVSI Foundation which this time its holding held in Florida, United States of America. With different locations, teams have to face new challenges. With various obstacles facing, Barunastra ITS is able to become 4th Winner in the international arena is at once crowned as the best roboboat team in Asia.
International Roboboat Competition
Currently, Barunastra ITS Team has develop into Barunastra ITS Nala 06. The first achievement owned team while joining Deconbotion 2017 is the 1st Winner with Nala Kharisma Boat as well as 2nd Place and Best Design with Nala Andaru Boat. Not quite there, Barunastra still continue to clean up, prepare yourself to punch Interna- tional Roboboat Competition 2018 will be in June 2018.
International Roboboat Competition
The Barunastra ITS Team would like to say thank you once again to all the elements who have helped make all this possible. The team would like to thank parents, lecturers, sponsors, and others who have helped realize the dream of the ITS Barunastra Team. The team also would like to thank the Indonesian Embassy in Washington and Mr. Henry Wimenta for helping a lot while the team was in Daytona. The Barunastra team hoped that this could be a new start to Barunastra's successor.
International Roboboat Competition BACK TO BACK CHAMPION
And once again, Barunastra ITS Roboboat Team would like to say thank you and lot of appreciation to all the elements who helped make this possible. The team would like to thank parents, lecturers, sponsors, and others who have helped realize our dream. We also would like to thank the Indonesian General Consulate in Houston and Mr. Henry Wimenta for helping a lot while team was in Daytona. We hoped that this could be a continuous achievements for ITS and Indonesia.
KKCTBN 2020 ASV Champion
In 2020, Barunastra ITS did not participate in the international competition due to covid-19 pandemic. However, we still join the national ASV competition (KKCTBN 2020) surely still following local health protocols. With all our limitations, we are grateful to be able to win the first place. Kudos to all!
INTERNATIONAL ROBOBOAT COMPETITION
On May 29th-30th 2021, Barunastra ITS participated in the national competition COMET 2.0, a national competition organized by the Politeknik Perkapalan Negeri Surabaya. The competition’s concept is Self Development in the World of Fisheries. We prepared and finalized the ship design concept in March. On the competition day, a lot of obstacles came; Hull leaks, bad turns, and lack of speed. But, we did not give up and set up the best strategy. In the end, we got an outstanding achievement. In one minute and twenty-one seconds, our boat, Marlin, set the record for the fastest run and we earned the 1st Place in Boat Race Competition.
ITS Barunastra has brought two different ships that have been prepared for 3 months namely Arlong 001 for the FERC category and Nala Orca for the ASSV (Autonomous Surface Submarine Vehicle) category at the 2021 KKCTBN. The team has managed to get 3rd place in the FERC (Fuel Engine Remote Control) category. Unfortunately, the Nala Orca could not win the match due to technical problems. eventhough it made us dissapointed, we remains grateful and using this experience as an evaluation in preparation for the next competition. Barunastra ITS will continue to innovate and take on a role for the advancement of Indonesian maritime technology.
NATIONAL UNMANNED FAST BOAT CONTEST
The team has managed to get 3rd place in the FERC (Fuel Engine Remote Control) category. At the 2021 KKCTBN, ITS Barunastra has brought two different ships that have been prepared for 3 months, namely Arlong 001 for the FERC category and Nala Orca for the ASSV (Autonomous Surface Submarine Vehicle) category. Unfortunately, the Nala Orca could not win the match due to technical problems. This result certainly made us disappointed. However, we remains grateful and using this experience as an evaluation in preparation for the next competition. Barunastra ITS will continue to innovate and take on a role for the advancement of Indonesian maritime technology.