Indonesian police in West Papua claim to have thwarted an underground arms syndicate in the region.
Military Ties & Arms Trade
November 19, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
September 30, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – House of Representatives Commission I, which oversees security and foreign affairs, has given a nod to the ratification of a defense cooperation deal between In
September 4, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has asserted that Indonesia will not be the military base for any foreign country, including China, following a report from th
July 28, 2020
Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto's widely publicized plan to purchase a batch of used Eurofighter Typhoon jet fighters from the Austrian air force has been met with criticis
July 24, 2020
July 20, 2020
Novan Iman Santosa, Jakarta – Surprises in Indonesian defense procurement seem like a constant feature now.
July 1, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto's recent visit to Russia to attend the Victory Day military parade highlighted the depth of cooperation in the defen
June 24, 2020
Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto visited Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Alexander Fomin in Russia on Tuesday, the official Twitter account of the Defense Ministry @Kemha
June 17, 2020
Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesian and Malaysian defense ministers have expressed their commitment to deepening defense ties between the two countries, highlighting the importance
April 12, 2020
Caleb Larson – Indonesia recently backed out of two separate arms deals with both China and Russia, bowing to pressure from the Trump administration.
March 24, 2020
Pindad PT is an Indonesian state-owned arms company, producing a wide range of weapons for the Indonesian military, police and security forces, and exporting to a number of other count
March 21, 2020
Indonesia's Deputy Defense Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono assured that Jakarta has not canceled the purchase of 11 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia.