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Military Ties & Arms Trade

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October 25, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - October 25, 2021

Dominggus Mampioper, Jayapura – September and October have been busy months for the Indonesian and Australian Army. Three joint exercises have been held in both countries.

October 22, 2021

Green Left - October 22, 2021

Susan Price – About 200 Indonesian military personnel are taking part in a joint training exercise with 150 Australian troops in the Northern Territory.

October 21, 2021

ABC News - October 21, 2021

Melissa Mackay – Battling heatwave conditions and pandemic precautions, about 300 Australian and Indonesian soldiers are conducting their largest ever annual joint combat training acros

Australian West Papua Association Statement (Sydney) - October 21, 2021

Up to 200 Indonesian military personal are taking part in a joint military exercise with Australian troops in the NT.

September 17, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 17, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – State-run shipbuilder PAL Indonesia will manufacture two frigates for the Navy under license from UK-based defense company Babcock, following a recent London

September 10, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 10, 2021

Maggie Leung, Jakarta – Indonesia and Australia have agreed to strengthen defense cooperation against terrorism and violent extremism and mulled joint military exercises in the future.

September 9, 2021

The Guardian - September 9, 2021

Daniel Hurst – Indonesian troops could join regular training exercises on Australian soil, as part of a deepening of defence ties with Australia.

Sydney Morning Herald - September 9, 2021

Chris Barrett and Anthony Galloway, Singapore – Australia has reaffirmed a joint commitment to fight terrorism with Jakarta as a new report warns pro-Islamic State cells in Indonesia ar

August 5, 2021

Agence France-Presse - August 5, 2021

Jakarta – Thousands of military personnel from Indonesia and the United States are participating in joint drills for two weeks described as the largest ever between the two countries.

August 3, 2021

The Guardian - August 3, 2021

Marni Cordell – Charles Sraun was chatting with five friends at a house in Merauke, the easternmost city of the disputed Indonesian territory of West Papua, when police stormed the buil

July 22, 2021

Fulcrum - July 22, 2021

Ian Storey – Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto has been on an accelerated drive to modernise the TNI.

Tempo - July 22, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Defense Ministry on Thursday confirmed that it is currently in the process of procuring six T-50i Golden Eagle trainer jets from South Korea that is wor

July 6, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 6, 2021

Jakarta – Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto seems to have put the controversy over the whopping arms procurement budget behind him, as he recently toured France and Germany to forge mil

June 27, 2021

Reuters - June 27, 2021

Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Indonesia and the United States have broken ground on a new $3.5 million maritime training centre in the strategic area of Batam, in the Riau Islands,

June 6, 2021

Tempo - June 6, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian and US marine soldiers took part in a joint training exercise on conducting military operations on urban terrain (urban warfare) in Situbondo district, East

June 4, 2021

Straits Times - June 4, 2021

Jakarta – That Indonesia, among the largest archipelagic states in the world with a huge population and rich in natural resources, needs strong armed forces is beyond question.

June 3, 2021

Straits Times - June 3, 2021

Lim Min Zhang, Singapore – Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen and his Indonesian counterpart Prabowo Subianto spoke on the phone on Thursday (June 3), reaffirming the close and longstanding bi

May 29, 2021

Jakarta Globe - May 29, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Defense and technology company Lockheed Martin has confirmed that the United States government will not stand in the way if Indonesia acquires the latest vers

May 27, 2021

New Zealand Herald - May 27, 2021

Maire Leadbeater – New Zealand is more than a bystander – our Government repeatedly endorses Indonesia's sovereignty over West Papua and has defence ties with Indonesia.

May 19, 2021

Tempo - May 19, 2021

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Issues on boycotting Israel products have once again emerged among the public in Indonesia following the increasing conflict between Israel and Palestine.

May 12, 2021

Radio New Zealand - May 12, 2021

New Zealand is being urged to speak up about human rights abuses in West Papua, and to cut military ties with Indonesia.

May 11, 2021

Tempo - May 11, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian and Chinese navies conducted a joint military exercise in the waters near Jakarta on May 8, 2021 to improve coordination during emergencies at sea, the

May 5, 2021

The Guardian - May 5, 2021

By Izzy Brown, as told to Zelda Grimshaw

April 16, 2021

Radio New Zealand - April 16, 2021

Maire Leadbeater – As further details emerge about New Zealand's military exports, questions are growing about the country's role as a defender of human rights.

March 31, 2021

Business Times - March 31, 2021

Artie Villasanta – Indonesia will buy as many as eight Mogami-class stealth frigates from Japan.

March 26, 2021

Kyodo News - March 26, 2021

Tokyo, Japan – Japanese and Indonesian foreign and defense ministers will hold talks next week in Tokyo, the Japanese government said Friday, as Tokyo hopes to forge closer ties with So

March 23, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 23, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The National Commission for Human Rights (Komnas HAM) in Papua said one of the problems that made them worried was about illegal arms trade in Papua Land.

March 18, 2021

Tempo - March 18, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto on Thursday officially handed over the CN 235-220 MPA aircraft produced by PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PT DI) to the Re

March 17, 2021

The Korean Herald - March 17, 2021

Yonhap – The head of South Korea's arms procurement agency on Wednesday attended a ceremony in Indonesia to mark the handing over of a 1,400-ton submarine to its navy, his office said.

March 11, 2021

The Strategist - March 11, 2021

Natalie Sambhi – At first glance, given their geographic distance, there seems little pushing France and Indonesia closer together.

December 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 28, 2020

Novan Iman Santosa, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo reignited an old debate in June when he sent a letter to his Austrian counterpart Klaudia Tanner on the possibilities of buying 15

December 12, 2020

Civil Beat - December 12, 2020

Kevin Knodell – On a rainy November day outside of Wahiawa at the 25th Infantry Division's Lightning Academy, a platoon of U.S.

November 29, 2020

Tempo - November 29, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Army Chief of Staff General Andika Perkasa has discussed military cooperation including the development of Platoon Exchange program with several U.S.

Tempo - November 29, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Army Chief of Staff General Andika Perkasa received French Army Attache Colonel Sven Meic at his office recently to discuss military cooperation between the tw

November 25, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - November 25, 2020

Pacific Media Centre – Campaigners at a TAPOL-hosted global webinar have called on the people of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States and other countries to stop fundin

November 19, 2020

Radio New Zealand - November 19, 2020

Indonesian police in West Papua claim to have thwarted an underground arms syndicate in the region.

November 11, 2020

Nikkei Asia - November 11, 2020

Koya Jibiki and Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto last month spent more than two weeks on a mission to solve a long-standing riddle of how Indonesia will replace

November 9, 2020

East Timor and Indonesia Action Network News Release - November 9, 2020

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) condemns the recent murder of West Papuan Rapinus Tigau, a Catholic Catechist in the diocese of Timika, by the Indonesian military.

The Conversation - November 9, 2020

Tangguh Chairil – One year after securing a new title as defence minister of Southeast Asia's largest economy, Prabowo Subianto was finally able to visit America again in October.

October 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 23, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto and his French counterpart Florence Parly are aiming to sign a defense cooperation agreement (DCA) before the end of this year

October 21, 2020

Kompas - October 21, 2020

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has met with his Austrian counterpart Klaudia Tanner in Vienna to discuss the sale of 15 Eurofighter Typhoo

October 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2020

Novan Iman Santosa, Jakarta – The United States and Indonesia have agreed to tighten defense and maritime security cooperation between the two countries after a meeting between US Defen

October 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 17, 2020

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Despite concerns over his role in past alleged human rights violations, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto began his official visit to the United States this wee

Jakarta Post - October 17, 2020

Novan Iman Santosa, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) is currently implementing the third strategic plan (Renstra) of the so-called Minimum Essential Force program to modernize it

October 15, 2020

Reuters - October 15, 2020

Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali, Washington – President Donald Trump's administration will welcome Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto to the Pentagon on Friday after dropping a de

October 14, 2020

Straits Times - October 14, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia's Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto is scheduled to visit Austria later this month to discuss the possible purchase of Eurofighter Typhoon jet fighters.

October 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 13, 2020

Novan Iman Santosa, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo is scheduled to visit Austria later this month to discuss the possible purchase of Eurofighter Typhoon jet fighters after his much

October 9, 2020

Straits Times - October 9, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto has been invited to the United States for a bilateral discussion on defence cooperation, a ministry spokesman said yesterday.

October 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has been invited to the United States for a discussion of defense cooperation between the two countries, a ministry spokesman

October 7, 2020

South China Morning Post - October 7, 2020

Amy Chew – The United States has lifted its 20-year ban on Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto over alleged human rights violations in a move some experts see as an attempt to