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January 9, 2023

Tempo - January 9, 2023

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has officially passed Law No. 3 of 2023 concerning defense cooperation between Indonesia and Singapore.

December 14, 2022

Green Left - December 14, 2022

Kerry Smith, Brisbane – Community members gathered on December 1 to raise the West Papuan flag in the lobby of weapons company Thales' Brisbane office.

December 8, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - December 8, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Investigators of the Mimika Police Criminal Investigation Unit handed over three suspects in a weapon and ammunition trafficking case to the Mimika District Attorney's

November 30, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 30, 2022

The Star, Jakarta – Indonesia's top military commander is seeking to step up military cooperation within the region and partners further afield to face down the maritime threat from an

November 21, 2022

Reuters - November 21, 2022

Kate Lamb and Ananda Teresia, Jakarta – Indonesia's planned purchase of F-15 fighter jets is in advanced stages and awaiting final sign-off from the government, the Southeast Asian coun

November 5, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 5, 2022

Jakarta – Two Indonesian state-owned companies have agreed with the United Emirates Arab's military contractor Edge Group to explore cooperation in explosive manufacturing and shipbuild

Jakarta Globe - November 5, 2022

Joanito de Saojoao, Jakarta – Indonesia concluded on Saturday the four-day defense show that according to the organizers involved more than 900 arms producers from 60 countries includin

Bloomberg News - November 5, 2022

Jakarta – Boeing's proposed sale of 36 new F-15 fighter jets and equipment to Indonesia has hit a snag over financing, according to people familiar with the matter.

November 3, 2022

Antara News - November 3, 2022

Syaiful Hakim, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The Defense Ministry signed a cooperation contract with domestic defense industry players, both state-owned and private enterprises, on the sidelin

October 31, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 31, 2022

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – The US$13.9 billion worth of purchase by the Indonesian Defense Ministry of the F-15 Eagle heavyweight fighters from the United States remains in negotiations, Def

October 19, 2022

Al Jazeera - October 19, 2022

Ali MC, Melbourne, Australia – Australia says it will continue to provide military training, conduct joint exercises and export weapons to Indonesia despite increased violence and alleg

October 16, 2022

Straits Times - October 16, 2022

Lee Li Ying, Singapore – Defence cooperation between Singapore and Indonesia has gone up another notch with more than 130 troops from the Singapore Army and 140 soldiers from the Indone

August 3, 2022

Jakarta Globe - August 3, 2022

Balikpapan – Indonesia and the United States began their annual joint military exercise code-named Garuda Shield in East Kalimantan on Wednesday amid the growing geopolitical tension in

August 1, 2022

Agence France-Presse - August 1, 2022

Jakarta – Thousands of Indonesian and American troops began a two-week joint military exercise on Monday that Washington said aims to advance "regional cooperation in support of a free

July 30, 2022

Reuters - July 30, 2022

Jakarta – Some 4,000 soldiers mostly from Indonesia and the United States will conduct a joint military exercise next week that underscores "the importance we place on a free and open I

July 25, 2022

Tempo - July 25, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander General Andika Perkasa received the visit of General Mark A. Milley, the 20th Chairman of the U.S.

Kyodo News - July 25, 2022

Jakarta – Over 4,000 troops from a dozen countries will join an annual joint military exercise between Indonesia and the United States next month amid simmering tensions in the South Ch

July 13, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - July 13, 2022

Jayapura – The Military Police of the XVII/Cenderawasih arrested on Monday, July 11, 2022, two Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers suspected of being involved in illegal firearms and amm

July 5, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - July 5, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Executive Director of the Alliance for Democracy for Papua (AIDP) Latifah Anum Siregar said the illegal firearms and ammunition trade network in Papua was very strong.

Tabloid JUBI - July 5, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi TV – The Yalimo Police arrested AM, a Nduga-based civil servant, on Wednesday night, June 29, 2022, in Elelim, Yalimo Regency.

July 4, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - July 4, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – In the last 10 years, 14 soldiers and 6 police officers had been convicted of illegally trading firearms and ammunition in Papua, said director of the Democratic Allian

June 23, 2022

The Diplomat - June 23, 2022

Andi Raihanah Ashar and Muhammad Fauzan Malufti – Indonesia's current administration is racing against time, with only two years to complete the planned modernization of the Indonesian

June 22, 2022

Antara News - June 22, 2022

Tri Meilani A, Resinta S, Jakarta – Indonesian Defense Minister, Prabowo Subianto, expressed keenness to continue cooperation in the development and technology transfer for the main wea

Tempo - June 22, 2022

Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto on Tuesday paid a visit to the special forces command of the Kingdom of Cambodia Armed Forces in Phnom Penh.

June 10, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 10, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi TV – An Indonesian Military (TNI) member of the Intan Jaya Preparatory Military District Command, Chief Pvt.

June 8, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 8, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Director of the Papua Legal Aid Institute (LBH Papua) Emanuel Gobay has asked President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately audit the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) re

Straits Times - June 8, 2022

Toh Ting Wei, Singapore – The commander-in-chief of the Indonesian National Defence Forces has been conferred a military award for his work in strengthening defence ties between Singapo

June 3, 2022

The Wire - June 3, 2022

Tom Allard, Jakarta – Almost 2,500 mortar shells from Serbia bought for Indonesia's spy agency last year were converted to be air-dropped, and some were used in attacks on eight village

May 27, 2022

May 4, 2022

East Asia Forum - May 4, 2022

Fitri Bintang Timur and Jovita Komala – In February 2022, Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto signed agreements with France to purchase 42 Dassault Rafale fighter jets and two

April 9, 2022

CNN - April 9, 2022

Masrur Jamaluddin and Brad Lendon, Jakarta, Indonesia – The Indonesian and United States militaries are expanding their annual bilateral exercises to 14 participating countries, the Ind

March 25, 2022

Antara News - March 25, 2022

Muhammad Zulfikar, Suharto, Jakarta – Chief of the National Defense Forces (TNI), General Andika Perkasa, and Japanese Ambassador to Indonesia, Kanasugi Kenji, have discussed plans for

March 16, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 16, 2022

Paris, France – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto held a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on Wednesday, more than a month after Indonesia sealed a deal

March 4, 2022

Tempo - March 4, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff (KASAU) Air Chief Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo at the Air Force headquarters on Friday assured that the Russian invasion of Ukr

February 12, 2022

Antara News - February 12, 2022

M Zulfikar, Nabil Ihsan, Jakarta – Indonesia's decision to purchase 42 Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft and two Scorpene-class submarines from France is a strategic move to modernize th

February 11, 2022

Jakarta Globe - February 11, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia has agreed to buy six Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault Aviation, the first part of a bigger deal to bring in 42 aircraft over the next few years as Southea

Reuters - February 11, 2022

Costas Pitas and Mike Stone, Los Angeles, United States – The US State Department has approved the potential sale of F-15ID aircraft and related equipment to Indonesia in a deal valued

Asia Times - February 11, 2022

Gabriel Honrada – France and Indonesia signed a deal this month for 42 Rafale fighter jets, making it the first operator of the French-built planes in Southeast Asia and pushing the Uni

February 10, 2022

Reuters - February 10, 2022

Tassilo Hummel and Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia will order 42 Rafale fighter jets, France's defence minister said on Thursday, after the two countries signed a series of agreem

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.