Indonesia Plans to Sign Su-35 Multi-role Fighters Deal This Month: New Air Force Chief

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:29 AM, January 19, 2018
  • 3591
Indonesia Plans to Sign Su-35 Multi-role Fighters Deal This Month: New Air Force Chief
Su-35 fighter jet

Indonesia plans to signs a contract to buy 11 Su-35 multi-role fighters from Russia to replace its aging Squadron 14 F-5s.

Indonesia’s new Air Force Chief of Staff Yuyu Sutisna after swearing in as the new air force chief od staff on Thursday told reporters that he hopes to sign a contract to buy 11 Su-35 later this month and speed up the procurement of five ground-based radars and two passive radars.

"Hopefully, within 3 months the procurement of delayed armor will be completed, for example Sukhoi SU-35, I hope this January can sign the contract already in the Ministry of Defense,” Antara news agency reported Thursday.

"I am trying to speed things up because with the arrival of armaments will strengthen us in carrying out the task and also there is procurement of 5 delayed 'GCI' (Ground Control Intercept) radar, then two passive radar then unmanned aircraft, there are some that we will do for adding to the strength of the air force, "Yuyu said.

Also Read

Procurement Of Russian Su-35s In Priority List: New Indonesian AF Chief

January 17, 2018 @ 04:43 PM

Indonesia, Turkey Collaborate To Produce Light-weight, High-altitude Drones

January 17, 2018 @ 02:50 PM

Indonesia To Receive Last Two US-granted F-16 Fighter Jets Tomorrow

January 11, 2018 @ 04:02 PM

Indonesian Cyber Agency Placed Under Presidential Control

January 2, 2018 @ 11:03 AM

Indonesia To Mass Produce Up to 1000 Indigenous P-250 Bombs For Air...

December 20, 2017 @ 08:43 AM

Indonesia To Set Up Team To Study Russian Fighter Procurement Process

August 4, 2018 @ 06:41 PM

US Pressured Indonesia to Abandon Su-35 Fighter Jet Contract with Russia

March 12, 2018 @ 01:30 PM

Indonesia Inks $1.1B Su-35 Fighters Contract, Deliveries To Begin In August

February 17, 2018 @ 12:40 PM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS