Air Platforms

Indonesia signs USD16 million contract for one Super Puma helicopter

15 April 2019

Key Points

  • Indonesia has acquired another Super Puma helicopter from PT Dirgantara Indonesia
  • The airframe is expected to be deployed primarily for search-and-rescue duties

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence has signed an IDR237 trillion (USD16.8 million) contract with state-owned aerospace company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) for one NAS-332 C1+ Super Puma helicopter.

The contract was signed on 12 April in Bandung, and includes a training package for pilots, technical publications, and maintenance equipment.

PTDI will supply the airframe with a flight management system, flight planning software, unspecified optical sensors, and a search-and-rescue (SAR) Direction Finder that can locate emergency locator transmissions (ELTs) from distressed aircraft or boats, said the company.

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