Aug 08, 2016 00:55 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
In the search to modernize the world’s largest archipelago nation’s military aircraft, Indonesia is looking to Airbus and Antonov. Meetings have taken place between Indonesian officials and Fernando Alonso, Head of the Military Aircraft division of Airbus Defence and Space, over potential sales of the A400M transport plane and Eurofighter jets. Meanwhile, Ukrainian officials have claimed that Jakarta is set to order An-70 transport planes as well as securing a license to serial produce Ukrainian radar systems.
In Kiev, said that Indonesia is ready to buy Ukrainian An-70
KIEV, August 4th – RIA Novosti. Economy Deputy Minister – Trade Representative of Ukraine Natalia Mykolskiy said Thursday that Malaysia is interested in cooperation with Kiev for the production of armored vehicles and anti-tank weapons, while Indonesia plans to update its fleet of military transport aircraft Ukrainian An-70.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, this week paid a visit to Malaysia, after which he planned a trip to Indonesia.
“On the part of Malaysia already has an offer to cooperate in the production of armored vehicles and anti-tank weapons. There is interest in the design of patrol boats and establish their subsequent production. Indonesia is ready to buy the license line issue of Ukrainian radar systems. Its Air Force plans to upgrade the flies off his fleet of military transport aircraft Hercules C .. -130 on the Ukrainian An-70 Topics for discussion more than enough I’m sure there will be surprises, “- wrote in his blog Mykolskiy online” New time “.
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