Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara – Indonesia's Main Naval Base (Lantamal) VII in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), is conducting a joint maritime patrol exercise called Cassoway Exercise Uas
Military Ties & Arms Trade
September 12, 2019
August 30, 2019
Canberra – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a "maritime security package" for Timor-Leste including a revamped military base, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting
August 1, 2019
Danu Damarjati, Jakarta – TNI (Indonesian military) commander Air Martial Hadi Tjahjanto conveyed his hope for closer military ties with Australia at the annual 2019 Australia-Indonesi
July 24, 2019
Lim Min Zhang, Singapore – The navies of Singapore and Indonesia worked together to tackle a simulated terrorist threat involving commercial ships in the Singapore Strait on Tuesday (J
July 19, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Indonesian Navy Chief Admiral Siwi Sukma Adji met his Australian counterpart Vice Admiral Michael Joseph Noonan in the Australian capital Canberra on Friday.
June 12, 2019
Papua – The elite Indonesian army unit Kopassus will train again with the American military, the Southeast Asian nation's defense chief said Thursday, in the strongest sign that Washin
May 31, 2019
Antara/Robertus Wardi & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu met his United States counterpart, acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Michael Shanahan, during a c
May 30, 2019
Idrees Ali and Nilufar Rizki, Jakarta – Acting U.S.
Edna Carolina Pattisina, Jakarta – On Thursday May 30 Indonesia become the first country in South-East Asia to be visited by US Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Michael Shanahan.
April 6, 2019
Prashanth Parameswaran – Earlier this week, a Malaysian defense delegation paid a visit to the Indonesian defense ministry for a scheduled meeting.
March 22, 2019
Antara, Jakarta – State-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad is eyeing to generate Rp12.7 trillion from contracts and sales for 2019.
February 27, 2019
Indra Komara, Jakarta – Air force chief of staff (KSAU) Air Martial Yuyu Sutisna has attended the Avalon Air Show in Melbourne, Australia.
February 25, 2019
Jakarta – Twenty-nine countries, including Indonesia, concluded the biggest Asia-Pacific military joint exercise ever in Thailand on Sunday.
February 21, 2019
Gita Irawan, Jakarta – Army Chief of Staff (Kasad) General Andika Perkasa and Australian Defense Force chief General Angus John Campbell have agreed to further increase military cooper
December 10, 2018
Auckland – West Papua Action Auckland is calling on the New Zealand Government to cut all military ties to the Indonesian security forces.
July 28, 2018
Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto met his Australian counterpart Gen.
July 26, 2018
Kornelis Aloysius Ileama Kaha, Kupang, E Nusa Tenggara – Indonesia has sent four of its US-made F-16 fighter jets to participate in the Exercise Pitch Black Royal Australia Air Force in
July 11, 2018
Robertus Wardi, Jakarta – Indonesia on Tuesday (10/07) ratified a defense cooperation agreement with South Korea, providing legal footing for continuing joint military projects, includi
February 28, 2018
Roni Toldanes and Arie Firdaus – The United States is taking steps to resume training with Indonesian special forces unit Kopassus, American officials said, after suspending military ti
February 21, 2018
Amanda Hodge, Nivell Rayda – Indonesia says the US has undertaken to lift the remaining restrictions on engagement with Indonesia's Kopassus special forces, ending a 19-year ban on the
February 4, 2018
Jakarta – Indonesian and Australian governments agreed to extend defense cooperation in The Perth Meeting Sub-Regional Defence Ministers Meeting on Counter-Terrorism held in Perth, Aust
January 26, 2018
Andreas Harsono – U.S.
January 23, 2018
Jakarta – Indonesia said on Tuesday it was pinning its hopes on U.S.
December 7, 2017
The Jakarta Post reported two Ilyushin-76 strategic airlifters brought 81 personnel to Frans Kaisiepo Airport in Biak regency.
September 15, 2017
Panca Nugraha, Mataram – The 3rd Multilateral Naval Exercise Komodo (MNEK) 2018 is to be held next May in the waters of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), and is expected to involve at least 42 wars