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The United States has approved a potential $13.9 billion sale of F-15ID aircraft to Indonesia
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The United States has approved a potential $13.9 billion sale of F-15ID aircraft to Indonesia

The U.S. State Department approved the potential sale of F-15ID aircraft and supporting equipment to Indonesia in a transaction for up to $13.9 billion.

Indonesia inks deal for 42 Rafale fighters with France
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Indonesia inks deal for 42 Rafale fighters with France

Jakarta's defence minister said that Indonesia signed a deal with France to buy six Rafale fighters as part of an anticipated total order of 42.

Indonesia to make $125B Defence Investment Including 50 Warships
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Indonesia to make $125B Defence Investment Including 50 Warships

The AUKUS deal with Australia and the loss of KRI Nanggala-402 submarine forced Indonesia to make an investment in the navy.

HAVELSAN Exported ADVENT to Ukraine and Indonesia
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HAVELSAN Exported ADVENT to Ukraine and Indonesia

HAVELSAN announced that the ADVENT Combat Management System (SYS) has been exported to Ukraine and Indonesia.

ASELSAN exports Zargana, FAT completed
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ASELSAN exports Zargana, FAT completed

ASELSAN will provide the torpedo countermeasure system for surface and submarine platforms in the modernisation of the AGOSTA 90B submarine project.

Indonesia Tests its Indigenous MANPADS Merapi
Weapon / Missile

Indonesia Tests its Indigenous MANPADS Merapi

Indonesia’s state-owned explosive producer PT Dahana is developing the country’s first indigenous short-range air defence missile, Merapi.

Indonesia Might Manufacture the Kozak-2M2 Ukrainian 4x4 Light Armoured Vehicle Locally
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Indonesia Might Manufacture the Kozak-2M2 Ukrainian 4x4 Light Armoured Vehicle Locally

Serhiy Vilkov, Head of Development at the Ukrainian company Practika, announced that Indonesia might manufacture the Kozak-2M2, a 4x4 light tactical armoured vehicle according to Army Recognition. A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoU) was signed in 2020 between the Ukrainian company Practika and the Indonesian company PT Pindad to develop and manufacture military equipment. According to open sources, Indonesia will receive two Kozak 4x4 armoured personnel carrier vehicles in 2021 to conduct research and development.

Indonesia to Receive New Hercules in 2022
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Indonesia to Receive New Hercules in 2022

According to Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Air Force Air Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo, the first C-130J will arrive in Indonesia towards the end of 2022.

Indonesia Abandons Russian aircraft switching to French or U.S. Aircraft
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Indonesia Abandons Russian aircraft switching to French or U.S. Aircraft

The Indonesian Air Force to modernise its military equipment amid increasing tensions with China over the South China Sea.

ROK Cuts the Cost of the KF-21 Boramae Fighter Jet
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ROK Cuts the Cost of the KF-21 Boramae Fighter Jet

DAPA of the Republic of Korea (ROK) has reduced the research and production expenses for the 4.5 generation KF-21 fighter jet by $0.4 million.

Havelsan’s Advent on Indonesia’s 90 m OPV
Navy / Maritime E/W

Havelsan’s Advent on Indonesia’s 90 m OPV

According to Jane’s, Turkish defence company Havelsan is working with Thales Nederland to equip Indonesia’s new 90 m offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) with combat sensors.

Indonesia orders two A400M in multirole tanker and transport configuration
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Indonesia orders two A400M in multirole tanker and transport configuration

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence ordered two Airbus A400M aircraft in multirole tanker and transport configuration for the Air Force.

Havelsan and PT Dirgantara signed MoU at Teknofest21
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Havelsan and PT Dirgantara signed MoU at Teknofest21

HAVELSAN and Indonesia's state-owned company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI), a manufacturer of aircraft and air platforms, have signed a MoU.

KRI Nanggala-402 went missing
Navy / Maritime

KRI Nanggala-402 went missing

Indonesia's Navy is searching for a missing submarine with 53 people on board that went missing during a military exercise on Wednesday.