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
Military Ties & Arms Trade
October 15, 2020
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.
March 15, 2020
The Trump administration pressured Indonesia into dropping deals to buy Russian-made fighter jets and Chinese naval vessels, part of a global effort to prevent its top adversaries from
March 13, 2020
Alexei Mirny, Moscow – Russian and Indonesian military have agreed upon terms and location of the first Orruda-2020 joint naval exercises, Russian Pacific Fleet press service announced
February 29, 2020
Arya Dipa, Bandung – The Philippine National Defense Department has expressed interest in buying combat vehicles from Indonesia's state-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad.
February 27, 2020
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – The Defense Ministry has accepted a grant comprising 14 Insitu ScanEagle drones and three Bell 412 helicopters from the United States, as Jakarta expect
February 13, 2020
Arya Dipa, Bandung – State-owned aircraft manufacturer PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) is displaying a CN235 gunship at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Center from F
February 7, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has expressed a desire to accelerate the local manufacturing of long-range military drones – the first of their kind in
January 23, 2020
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has defended Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto against scathing criticism of the minister's frequent overseas trips.
January 22, 2020
Vela Andapita, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has played down reports that the Indonesian government plans to purchase weaponry systems from France, which emerged followin