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Indonesia takes delivery of another five F-16 airframes from US

23 September 2016

The Indonesian Air Force (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Udara, or TNI-AU) has taken delivery of a further five F-16C/D fighter aircraft from the United States.

The airframes, which are part of a deal to refurbish and transfer 24 secondhand F-16 platforms signed between Washington and Jakarta in early 2012, arrived from Guam at the Iswahyudi airbase in East Java on 21 September.

"The aircraft was supposed to arrive on 18 September", said Air Commodore Andyawan, commander of the TNI-AU's Aviation Squadron 3, in an interview with the Indonesian media. "However there were some technical issues during the journey, hence the delay" he added, without elaborating further.

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