Indonesia will sign a deal for the procurement of eight 4.5 generation Sukhoi Su-35 during the Russian-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit in Moscow in the third week of this month.
“President Joko Widodo will visit Russia in the third week of May to participate in the Russia-ASEAN Summit and will witness the signing of an agreement,” Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu was quoted as saying by Antara news Tuesday.
“The plan to purchase eight 4.5-generation Sukhoi Su-35 jet fighters was made after Indonesia bought 24 Sukhoi 27/30 aircraft,” Ryacudu said.
According to Salim Mengga, a member of the House of Representatives Commission I overseeing defense, foreign affairs and information, the purchase of Sukhoi Su-35 aircraft was aimed at strengthening the capabilities of the Indonesian Defence Force.
The Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) has sent two warships along the Malasian-Philippine border to counter Abu-Sayyaf group in response to the latest abduction of Indonesian citizens by the group. TNI has sent KRI Badau-841 and KRI Slamet Riyaid-352 warships to secure its citizens along the border between Malaysia and the Philippines
PT PAL Indonesia, a state-owned shipbuilding company, plans to launch the facility to build submarines in September this year, which will be the first in Southeast Asia. The director of design and technology, Saiful Anwar, told Antara News last week that the facility would be used to meet the target of building 12 submarines ordered by the defense ministry
Next weeks Indo-defence show in Jakarta will open a new fighter aircraft procurement contest, one between Saab Gripen, Eurofighter Typhoon and Rosoboronexport Su-35 for the Indonesian Air Forces F-5 replacement program. From what was considered a done deal in favour of the Russian Su-35, the Indonesian military has opened up the fighter procurement to a three-way contest
Navantia and Indra has won an $18 million contract to upgrade the combat system of Indonesian Navy's Fatahillah-class corvettes, KRI Malahayati. A consortium made up of Navantia and Indra will assist indigenous shipbuilder PT PAL in the mid-life upgrade
India has signed various defense deals with Russia at Brics summit 2016 today, including the one to buy US$5 billion worth S-400 Triumf anti aircraft weapon system. Russia will start supplying advanced anti-aircraft defense system S-400 Triumph from 2020 to India, according to an agreement signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin at BRICS Summit,
China's Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft, which are expected to be delivered by this year end, will be fitted with onboard readout systems that display data in Russian language. Russia will configure the onboard systems of the military aircraft the same way as that of aircraft it supplies to the country's own Aerospace Forces
Indonesias proposed purchase of Sukhoi Su-35 warplanes would complete the countrys fleet of warplanes to defend the territorial integrity of Indonesia,
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