Indonesian land systems specialist PT Pindad has inaugurated a munitions production complex in Turen, East Java, the company said on 10 April.
PT Pindad said the new facilities will help it increase capacity to meet expanding demand from domestic and international customers.
The complex houses seven production plants, said PT Pindad, including a 5.56 mm munitions manufacturing site and facilities for components, testing, an explosive chamber, and a facility to process compounds including tetrazene.
Investment in the new complex cost IDR400 billion (USD30 million), with funds sourced from the government. PT Pindad, which is state owned and headquartered in Bandung, West Java, said the complex will enable it to expand its production of small-calibre munitions by up to 66%.
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