Archive for August 23rd, 2017

Indonesia to buy 11 Su-35s for $1.14 billion

Posted in Air Force, Industry on August 23rd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Indonesia to buy 11 Su-35s for $1.14 billion

In a joint press conference by Indonesia’s Defense and Trade Ministers, the country will be buying 11 Sukhoi Su-35 fighters for $1.14 billion.

Sukhoi Su-35S (28333541172)
By Dmitry Terekhov from Odintsovo, Russian Federation (Sukhoi Su-35S) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Indonesia to have indigenous UAVs by 2022

Posted in Air Force, Industry, UAV on August 23rd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Indonesia to have indigenous UAVs by 2022

Indonesia’s Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) is planning to introduce an indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) by 2022.

TNI AU Squadron 51
Photo: TNI AU
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Japan considered canceling RQ-4 purchase

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Two documents released by the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) revealed that the Japanese Ministry of Defense considered cancelling the purchase of three RQ-4s in June this year.

RQ-4 sits on the flight line in 010
By Andy M. Kin [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Combat deployment of MANTIS C-RAM to Mali

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Jane’s reported that the Modular, Automatic and Network capable Targeting and Interception System (MANTIS) counter-rocket, artillery and mortar defence (C-RAM) system is being deployed to Mali by Germany.


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Peru, Myanmar and Bangladesh said to be interested in MiG-35

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MiG CEO Ilya Tarasenko says Peru, Myanmar and Bangladesh are interested in the MiG-35 and his employees will be briefing representatives from these countries during Army-2017 military technical forum.

Микоян-Гуревич МиГ-29М2 (МиГ-35)
By Alex Snow (http://russianplanes.net/id203789) [CC BY-SA 4.0 or CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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