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Indonesian Air Force Pilots to fly the KF-21 Prototype
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Indonesian Air Force Pilots to fly the KF-21 Prototype

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) will build eight prototypes of 4.5 KF-21 Boramae multirole fighter jets. Six will fly, and two will remain on the ground for tests.

Indonesia Retires C-130B Hercules
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Indonesia Retires C-130B Hercules

The Indonesian Air Force has officially stopped operating the C-130B Hercules transport aircraft with registration number A-1312.

Roketsan Targets Export Markets
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Roketsan Targets Export Markets

Roketsan, which provides missile, rocket and smart ammunition for the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF), has an eye on export markets. The company’s General Manager, Murat İkinci, told Anadolu Agency that they consider export markets essential.

The Indonesian Navy on five KRI PCs
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

The Indonesian Navy on five KRI PCs

MSI DS Seahawk and its partner BTI Defence have completed the installation of 30 mm cannons on the Indonesian Navy’s five Fast Patrol (PC) type.

Indonesia: Tenth Customer for A400M
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Indonesia: Tenth Customer for A400M

The A400M military airlifter is still far behind the expected market success. Airbus announced that Indonesia had become the tenth customer.

Indonesia is Near Purchasing F-15D fighter
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Indonesia is Near Purchasing F-15D fighter

Indonesia's defence minister Prabowo Subianto met U.S. Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in Jakarta and said that the F-15D fighter jets acquisition project is awaiting final sign-off after his meeting.

Indonesian Navy  Conducts Keel Laying for Two New OPVs
Navy / Maritime

Indonesian Navy Conducts Keel Laying for Two New OPVs

Indonesian shipbuilder PT Daya Radar Utama has reached a milestone in its contract to build Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL).

DAHANA and EDGE GROUP to Produce TNT and RDX
Ammunition Expo and Air Show

DAHANA and EDGE GROUP to Produce TNT and RDX

Indonesian State-owned Enterprise (SOE) and member of the Defence Industry Holding PT DAHANA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Arab Emirates-based ammunition company LAHAB-EDGE GROUP. Two sides will explore cooperation for joint investment in constructing a TNT Factory in DAHANA's Energetic Material Centre (EMC) area. The MoU will pave the way for cooperation in the manufacturing and production of several types of explosives, including propellant and RDX production.

Indonesia may Co-Produce the Russian Yak-130 Trainer
Air Bilateral Relations

Indonesia may Co-Produce the Russian Yak-130 Trainer

Indonesia wants to keep its relations well with both Russia and the U.S. but lacks the financial resources to procure Boeing’s F-15EX fighter.

PTDI and Turkish Aerospace Sign Agreement on Aerospace Engineering Program
Air Expo and Air Show

PTDI and Turkish Aerospace Sign Agreement on Aerospace Engineering Program

PTDI and Turkish Aerospace sign an Agreement on the Aerospace Engineering Program as Turkiye establishes its fighter programme, Turkish Fighter TF.

Indonesia Restarts KF-21 Payments to ROK
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Indonesia Restarts KF-21 Payments to ROK

Indonesia has resumed payments to the Republic of Korea for its involvement in the KF-21 Boramae multi-role fighter development program, previously known as the KF-X/IF-X. As of November 1, Indonesia had paid part of the cost of developing the KF-X, equivalent to 6.63 million US dollars.

Indonesia Prepares for the F-15EX Agreement
Air Expo and Air Show

Indonesia Prepares for the F-15EX Agreement

Boeing and Indonesia aircraft company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Indo Defence 2022 to explore opportunities for strategic cooperation in the manufacturing, support, and maintenance of defence products and training.

Submarine Energy Cooperation for Indonesia
Investment Expo and Air Show

Submarine Energy Cooperation for Indonesia

Indonesia continues its future steps for navy investments. PT PAL of the country signed a vital cooperation agreement.

Leonardo Provides Marlin 40 Naval Defence System to Indonesia
Navy / Maritime Ammunition Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Leonardo Provides Marlin 40 Naval Defence System to Indonesia

Indonesia signed a contract with Leonardo at the Indo Defence expo to acquire the Independent Line of Sight (ILOS) variant of the 40mm turret to equip PC60 Fast Patrol Boats (FAB) and Tank Landing Ship vessels.