Indonesia is considering procuring Russian submarines as part of a two year inter-state military and technical cooperation worth $3 billion to $5 billion.
Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov met with new Indonesian President Joko Widodo and said, “Our Indonesian counterparts have raised this issue for the first time,” the minister said. “We are ready to discuss and develop this area.”
Another issue under discussion concerns cooperation in military supplies, Manturov said. “Indonesia already has experience in purchasing our equipment — helicopters, planes, armored vehicles and other items,” he said. "We are considering the possibility of supplying the Project 636 diesel-electric submarines (to Indonesia).”
Russias Radio Electronic Technologies concern provided the Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation (PAC FA) T-50 with the first batch of Himalayas electronic warfare systems, according to reports. The unique air system increases fighter jets jamming resistance and damage tolerance, as well as neutralizes enemys signature control systems, Tass news agency reported
Russia has plans to build nuclear powered and gas turbine versions of Leader class destroyer; a high-ranking source from the Russian Defense Ministry was cited as saying by Tass Today. “The technical design specification prepared by the Navy command has been signed by the Defense Ministry leadership that approved the engineering design for two versions of the destroyer — nuclear-powered and gas turbine
Russian Helicopters fourth prototype of the new multirole Mi-38 helicopter has successfully completed its test flight, the company said in a statement today. The helicopter was sent to the test flight centre at Military Moscow Helicopter Plant for preparations ahead of its certification testing
Russia is ready to provide three additional Talwar class frigates to India after the latter sent a request, Tass reported today. Russia has supplied India with two sets of three Project 11356 Talwar frigates, with the last one being the INS Trikand
Russia has started development of modern interference-resistant broadband satellite communication systems to expand communication system arena of the countrys defense ministry , Maj. Gen
Indonesian officials have visited Russia thrice this year to discuss the sale of surface ships and submarines. Indonesia has shown great interest towards the products of Russia's defense industry, a spokesperson for Russia's state-owned high-tech Rostec Corporation told RIA Novosti Friday
Indonesia has ordered 11 rotorcraft from Airbus DS to be used in naval anti-submarine warfare (ASW) missions, it was announced at IndoDefense 2014 today. Scheduled for deliveries within three years, the AS565 MBe helicopters will be supplied by Airbus Helicopters to PT Dirgantara Indonesia
What was earlier believed to be a sure win for the Sukhoi will now be an international competition which could take years to complete. The Eurofighter consortium will showcase the Typhoon at the 2014 Indo Defense exhibition in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, from November 5 to 8, the company said in a statement Monday
Indonesias newly elected President Joko Widodo has come under fire for appointing a controversial former army chief of staff Ryamizard Ryacudu as the countrys new defense minister. Ryacudu was notably criticized for praising a group of soldiers who had been jailed for killing a Papuan pro-independence leader as “heroes” in 2003
The Ruselectronics Holding Company, a subsidiary of Rostec Corporation, has presented a new mobile command post for remote observation and surveillance during security operations in areas affected by natural disasters, emergencies caused by technology, and in mass gatherings and potentially volatile crowds. The new system was demonstrated at Interpolitex 2014, the 18th International Exhibition of Technologies and Methods to Ensure National Security
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