Armed Forces & Military Operations
September 17, 2020
August 25, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Navy launched on Monday two domestically manufactured Type PC-40 M warships called Karotang-872 and Mata Bongsang-873.
August 20, 2020
Jakarta – Deputy Defense Minister Wahyu Sakti Trenggono says that the wars being waged at the moment are not always in the form of military or physical attacks.
August 19, 2020
Jakarta – Deputy Defense Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono has said the planned national defense education program, which will allow civilians to enlist in the military reserve component p
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) says that the government is overly simplifying the phrase "low level of nationalism" among young people by inv
August 17, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesian Education Monitoring Network (JPPI) National Coordinator Ubaid Matraji says that the military training on university campuses planned by the Defense Department coul
July 27, 2020
Victor Mambor, Jayapura – An 18-year-old resident of Asiki district in Bovel Digoel regency, Papua, reportedly died after being tortured by Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel statione
July 25, 2020
Jakarta – The government may deploy more troops in Papua if it deems the escalation necessary to maintain security, Home Minister Tito Karnavian has said, amid reports of tensions betw
July 24, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction for the military and the police to hunt down armed separatist rebels responsible for the 2018 Nduga massacre in Pa
July 22, 2020
Dewi Elvia Muthiariny, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal, and Security Mahfud Md held a meeting with the task force of the Indonesian Military (TNI), National Pol
July 15, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Indonesian naval ship KRI Teluk Jakarta-541 sunk on Tuesday morning while carrying out logistical duties off the coast of Kangean Island in East Java.
June 19, 2020
Arlina Arshad – As Indonesia eases restrictive measures and shifts to a "new normal", soldiers and police officers will become a familiar sight at public places such as malls, traditio
June 15, 2020
Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – An Indonesian Air Force Hawk 209 jet fighter crashed in a residential area of Kampar regency, Riau, on Monday morning.
Heru Andriyanto, Yeremia Sukoyo, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military needs to modernize its defense system and do it as soon as possible, especially after two military aircraft crashed w
June 14, 2020
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo reiterated following a jog with Indonesian Military (TNI) chiefs of staff on Sunday that the TNI's role is to ensure that health protocols are f
June 6, 2020
Yeremia Sukoyo, Semarang, Central Java – A helicopter belonging to the Indonesian Army crashed and burst into flame in the Central Java town of Kendal on Saturday afternoon, killing fo
May 27, 2020
May 26, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced on Tuesday that the Indonesian Military (TNI) and National Police would be deployed to guard crowded places i
Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Indonesia's military ordered the deployment of hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police on Tuesday to enforce rules on wearing masks and safe dist
May 20, 2020
Moch. Fiqih Prawira Adjie, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has inaugurated Adm.
May 13, 2020
Chaula Rininta Anindya and Sigit S.
April 15, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) has confirmed 55 cases of COVID-19 and 15 deaths among military personnel and their families.
April 9, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Air Force is upgrading its primary weaponry defense system (Alutsista) and developing various new branches.
March 11, 2020
Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has scolded non-government organisations (NGOs) who frequently cite the TNI (Indonesian military) and
March 1, 2020