Ukraine sees growing Indonesian opportunities as a result of CAATSA

15 November 2018

Ukraine’s defence industry is looking to boost its presence in Indonesia and take advantage of US laws that sanction procurers of Russian military equipment.

UkrOboronProm, Ukraine’s state-owned defence exports and industry agency, has said that it is “working on plans” with the Southeast Asian country to strengthen industrial collaboration based on defence exports to the Indonesian Armed Forces (Tentara Nasional Indonesia: TNI).

In a press release following the Indo Defence exhibition in Jakarta, which ended on 10 November, UkrOboronProm said that Ukrspecexport – Ukraine’s military import/export agency – and a “leading Indonesian defence company” had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the show to co-operate on promoting Ukrainian armoured vehicles to the Southeast Asian defence market.

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