The Indonesian Army received its final batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers, along with 4 command posts and one mobile crane unit on Monday, the local media reported today.
Delivery of the first batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers took place last year. These 155mm self-propelled howitzers are part of a total of 38 are second-hand M109s that Indonesia is received from Belgium.
The M109A4 is an improved version of howitzers with Nuclear,Biological and Chemical protection, including air purifiers, heaters, and Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) gear and adds an additional hydraulic filter, for a total of two.
The M109A4-BE is manufactured by Belgium and is part of the self-propelled family of howitzers.
Thales has completed repair and upgrade of Indonesias Diponegoro-class corvettes by installing and integrating Kingklip hull-mounted sonar. The upgrade follows a repair of the corvette damaged in an accident that took place during a routine sea operation in January 2015
The Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU) plans to have eight squadrons of fighter jets by 2024, each having 16 fighter jets. The ongoing 20-year plan to develop the TNI AU`s strength between 2005 and 2024 included the building up of eight squadrons of fighter jets, Air Force Chief of Staff, Marshal Yuyu Sutisna was quoted as saying by Antara news last Thursday
The Indonesian Army (TNI) received eight Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters in Semarang on Wednesday which had been purchased earlier from the United States under the foreign military sales program. The helicopters were handed over by Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu to TNI Commander`s Logistics Assistant Rear Admiral Bambang Nariyono during a ceremony at the Army Air Force Base at the Ahmad Yani Airport in Semarang
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