The Indonesian Ministry of Defense has signed a contract to buy eight Airbus H225M heliopters and nine Bell 412EPI helicopters for its Air Force from state-owned PT Dirgantara.
The contract was signed on Wednesday by PTDI's Commercial Director, Irzal Rinaldi and Head of the Defense Facility Agency (Kabaranahan) of the Indonesian Ministry of Defense, Rear Admiral TNI Agus Setiadji.
"Hopefully this contract can support the progress of the domestic defense industry, this is also a form of PTDI's commitment to meet the needs of the main tasks and functions of the Air Force and the Army", said Elfien Goentoro, Director of PTDI Wednesday in a statementby PTDI via its Twitter account.
The price of the deal has not been disclosed by the MoD.
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