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  • Rugged transport to fly soon [INDODEF16-D3]

    PT Dirgantara Indonesia expects to fly the first prototype of its N219 19-seat airliner/utility transport around the end of the year. The aircraft was rolled out at PTDI’s Bandung facility in November 2015. A second flying prototype is due to fly early next year. PTDI has also constructed an airframe for static tests and one for fatigue tests.

  • Swing-role fighter [INDODEF16-D3]

    Eurofighter is offering the latest version of Typhoon for Indonesia’s F-5 replacement programme, complete with Captor-E ‘e-scan’ radar. The aircraft is currently cleared to carry the Storm Shadow long-range stand-off attack missile and the Brimstone 2 precision-attack weapon, both of which offer an element of anti-ship capability, while integration of the Marte 2 dedicated anti-ship missile is under way. Meteor and ASRAAM/Iris-T missiles provide air-to-air capability.

  • Rapid delivery and industrial participation [INDODEF16-D3]

    Sweden’s Saab is pitching its Gripen multi-role fighter for the Indonesian F-5 replacement requirement, and is offering technology transfer and the opportunity for Indonesian industry to fully participate in the production of the aircraft.

  • Long range and commonality [INDODEF16-D3]

    Lockheed Martin is offering the F-16V for Indonesia’s F-5 replacement requirement. When fitted with conformal fuel tanks, the aircraft offers a 1,500-mile combat radius, which the company sees as a useful attribute in the Indonesian context. The F-16 in earlier versions already forms the backbone of the Indonesian air force, and it would be possible to upgrade older aircraft to the new configuration if desired.

  • Mini-submarine project ready to move ahead [INDODEF16-D3]

    Indonesia is moving forward with plans to develop and build an indigenous mini-submarine (Kapal Selam Mini) after completing final engineering design activities earlier this year.PT Palindo Marine (Hall D, Stand 077) has confirmed to the Daily News that it plans to begin construction activities at its yard next year for a prototype boat. This is intended to serve as a technology demonstrator to prove the design ahead of follow-on production.

  • Swimming ahead [INDODEF16-D3]

    French robotics group ECA (Hall A, Stand 016) is positioning itself to meet emerging regional requirements for offboard mine countermeasures (MCM) systems based on autonomous maritime vehicles.

  • Special delivery service [INDODEF16-D3]

    Swimmer delivery vehicles (SDVs) provide a means to covertly deploy special forces into non-permissive areas so that they may perform clandestine missions (for example, intelligence gathering, reconnaissance, and the insertion/extraction of operatives).

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