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
Armed Forces & Military Operations
March 11, 2020
March 1, 2020
Piter Lokon, Jayapura – Yalimo Students Association in Indonesia (HMKY) states their rejection towards the military plan to build new posts in Abenaho and Apahapsili subdistricts locat
February 27, 2020
Imanuddin Razak, Jakarta – While it remains unclear whether the arms procurement to fulfill the Minimum Essential Force (MEF) military modernization program will continue as planned, t
February 25, 2020
Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – Two civilians reportedly killed in a joint military operation at Yoparu Village of Sugapa Sub-district, Intan Jayapura Regency on Tuesday (18/2/2020).
February 21, 2020
Jakarta – The Defense Ministry has set a target to recruit a total of 25,000 young people for the military reserve component program.
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military will begin recruiting citizen soldiers next month to build the long-awaited military reserve force that will eventually have 25,000 member
February 18, 2020
Yance Wenda, Sentani, Jubi – A local parliament member of Lanny Jaya Girmin Wenda urges military and police to withdraw their troops from Popome Elementary School in Mokoni subdistrict
February 13, 2020
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) deputy coordinator, Feri Kusuma, disapproves of the government's decision in mobilizing add
February 12, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Army (TNI AD) has officially deployed 700 military personnel to fill a number of 'preparation military commands' (Koramil) freshly established across t
February 11, 2020
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police Main Headquarters (Polri) affirmed it will not pull police personnel currently tasked in Papua due to the upcoming regional head
January 28, 2020
January 20, 2020
Benny Mawel, 300,000 – Four tribes in Keerom regency, Papua, have handed over 10 hectares of land to the Indonesian Military (TNI), paving the way for the construction of a new headqua
January 16, 2020
Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The government is making assurances that the big investment losses suffered by the state insurer and pension fund for the military, police and defense ministry,
December 27, 2019
Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mahfud M.D.
December 24, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) matron Megawati Soekarnoputri, who served as the country's fifth president – and the first female one – said it should be poss
December 17, 2019
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Inward-looking organizational transformation in the military within the last decade may have left Indonesia exposed to contemporary threats of cyber warfare an
December 11, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Two personnel of the Indonesian Military (TNI) were nabbed in an apartment in Jakarta for allegedly involved in drug abuse.
December 4, 2019
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have said that a smoke grenade believed to be the cause of an explosion that occurred in the northern part of the National Monument (Monas) complex in Cent
December 3, 2019
Vela Andapita, Jakarta – Police have confirmed that a smoke grenade was the cause of the minor explosion that occurred on Tuesday morning at National Monument Park in Central Jakarta.
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto pledged that he would strive to increase the budget for the country's primary defense weapon systems or alutsista.
November 22, 2019
Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo suggested Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto change the ongoing mindset in the procurement of the country's primary defens
November 21, 2019
November 12, 2019
Kristian Erdianto, Jakarta – During a working meeting with the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission I, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto explained the concept of defense and secur
November 11, 2019
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Following a visit to the headquarters of state-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto said the country's defense indust
November 7, 2019
Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) is set to see the return of a deputy commander now that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has decided to bring back the position after around two d