Jakarta – The United Kingdom has reiterated its commitment to continue defense cooperation with Indonesia, particularly in the maritime sector, UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific Hea
Military Ties & Arms Trade
January 15, 2020
January 14, 2020
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – In an official bilateral state visit to France's Ministry of Armed Forces, the Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto asserts that it acts as a mean
December 21, 2019
Dian Septiari and Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Russia has expressed frustration over the "unfair" competition it faces in the arms trade with Indonesia, which, like other countries, is
December 16, 2019
Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has embarked on his first working visit to China to discuss cooperation between the two countries in the defense sector.
December 15, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Two Indonesian Navy warships, KRI Usman Harun and KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda, were part of a mini defense exhibition in Dili, the capital of East Timor, on Thur
December 11, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto and his Laotian counterpart Gen.
December 2, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – The Indonesian, Indian and Australian navies held the three-day Trilateral Indian Ocean Maritime Security workshop in Fremantle in Western Australia last week
November 30, 2019
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The U.S. Marine Corps is celebrating its 244th anniversary in November 2019.
November 26, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – State-owned arms manufacturer Pindad has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Africa's defense contractor Paramount Group to develop and market loc
November 17, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has met United States Defense Secretary Mark Thomas Esper in Bangkok, Thailand, on Saturday, on the sidelines of the 6th Ass
November 15, 2019
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto said he would send military cadets to study in Malaysia.
November 13, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – The Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces have resolved to forge military cooperation.
September 12, 2019
Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara – Indonesia's Main Naval Base (Lantamal) VII in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), is conducting a joint maritime patrol exercise called Cassoway Exercise Uas
August 30, 2019
Canberra – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a "maritime security package" for Timor-Leste including a revamped military base, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting
August 1, 2019
Danu Damarjati, Jakarta – TNI (Indonesian military) commander Air Martial Hadi Tjahjanto conveyed his hope for closer military ties with Australia at the annual 2019 Australia-Indonesi
July 24, 2019
Lim Min Zhang, Singapore – The navies of Singapore and Indonesia worked together to tackle a simulated terrorist threat involving commercial ships in the Singapore Strait on Tuesday (J
July 19, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Indonesian Navy Chief Admiral Siwi Sukma Adji met his Australian counterpart Vice Admiral Michael Joseph Noonan in the Australian capital Canberra on Friday.
June 12, 2019
Papua – The elite Indonesian army unit Kopassus will train again with the American military, the Southeast Asian nation's defense chief said Thursday, in the strongest sign that Washin
May 31, 2019
Antara/Robertus Wardi & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu met his United States counterpart, acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Michael Shanahan, during a c
May 30, 2019
Edna Carolina Pattisina, Jakarta – On Thursday May 30 Indonesia become the first country in South-East Asia to be visited by US Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Michael Shanahan.
Idrees Ali and Nilufar Rizki, Jakarta – Acting U.S.
April 6, 2019
Prashanth Parameswaran – Earlier this week, a Malaysian defense delegation paid a visit to the Indonesian defense ministry for a scheduled meeting.
March 22, 2019
Antara, Jakarta – State-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad is eyeing to generate Rp12.7 trillion from contracts and sales for 2019.
February 27, 2019
Indra Komara, Jakarta – Air force chief of staff (KSAU) Air Martial Yuyu Sutisna has attended the Avalon Air Show in Melbourne, Australia.
February 25, 2019
Jakarta – Twenty-nine countries, including Indonesia, concluded the biggest Asia-Pacific military joint exercise ever in Thailand on Sunday.