First Batch Leopard MBT for Indonesian army

Indonesian army official say that first batch of leopard mbt will came in Medio october 2013. This first batch is part of 150 leopard mbt buying  and 50 marder. All mbt and ifv will completttely in 2014.

Indonesian missile guide ship project goes to Netherland

Indonesia has ordered two PKR-10514 ships, the first ship will be handed over to the Government of Indonesia in January 2017, while the second one will be in October 2017. (image : Navy Recognition)

The Indonesian Navy Task Force for the Project Procurement of Guard Missile Destroyer (GMD) ship or known as the Satgas PKR, has arrived in the Netherlands on April 8, 2013. Consisting of 12 (twelve) Indonesian Navy officers,-led by First Admiral Mulyadi-, this task force will conduct its mission in Netherlands for the period of 24 months.

The task force team had paid a courtesy call to the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia in The Hague,- H.E. Mrs. Retno L.P. Marsudi, accompanied by the Embassy’s Defence Attache, Col. Edy Sulistyadi, on Friday, 12 April 2013. During the meeting, the team explained road map of their work in the Netherlands.

As part of a signed deal between the Indonesian Ministry of Defence and the Damen Schelde Shipyard ship in Naval Shipbuilding (DSNs) Vlissingen to build 2 (two) Indonesian GMD ships, this task force will conduct its mission in assisting and supervising the construction process of the ships. The first ship will be handed over to the Government of Indonesia in January 2017, while the second one will be in October 2017. This cooperation will further strengthen bilateral relations between Indonesia and the Netherlands.

(src: indonesian embasy)

indonesian submarine plant must be finished before 2017

as we know, Indonesia has plans to make his own submarine . Plan to make this submarine south korea assisted by the program through the purchase of units of the Korean submarines. In 2011, South Korea and Indonesia signed a purchase of 3 units chang Bogo class submarines, which were constructed in korea 2 units and one unit was made in Indonesia.

However, plans for the Indonesian submarine d less terhalag by submarine production facilities. Obviously this submarine manufacturing plant aka requires a very large cost, so that the Indonesian government should seriously support.

If according to plan, then this should parik submarines ready uncivilized than in 2017, because this is the first submarine to be completed in 2014 and the second submarine is expected to be completed in 2016, then in 2016 the submarine plant should be completed in 2017 when the ship desired The third submarine was built.

If successful with making Indonesia the third submarine, Indonesia certainly will make other submarines, it is to achieve the minimum number of submarines owned as many as 12 units.