• Badak armed vehicle makes debut at show - Indo14-Day3

    Local company PT Pindad (Hall D, Stand 061) has teamed with CMI Defence of Belgium to develop the Badak (6x6) direct fire platform to meet the potential future operational requirements of the Indonesian Army. Badak features a new design all-welded monocoque steel hull that leverages from the

  • Naval gun support hub deal - Indo14-Day3

    BAE Systems Bofors (Hall A, Stand AP301) of Sweden and Banyuwangibased PT Lundin (Hall D, Stand 025) have signed an industrial cooperation agreement that paves the way for PT Lundin to establish a service and support hub in Indonesia for Bofors naval guns. Signed during a ceremony at Indo Defence

  • Regional airliner renaissance - Indo14-Day3

    Regio-Aviasi Industri (Hall D, Stand DP007) has completed preliminary design work on the R80 twin-turboprop regional airliner. With the R80, RAI hopes to take on the Bombardier Dash 8 and ATR72 in the regional market, promising a cheaper aircraft but also one with state-of-the- art systems that

  • Trimaran combat system plan gathers momentum - Indo14-Day3

    Defence systems and sensors group Saab (Hall D, Stand 052) is proposing to codevelop a new 63m stealth fast attack craft with local partner PT Lundin (Hall D, Stand 025) to meet the needs of the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL). PT Lundin is currently building a second pre-production model of the

  • Support solutions for corvettes - Indo14-Day3

    BAE Systems (Hall A, Stand AP301) is looking at options to establish a long-term partnership in Indonesia to support the three Bung Tomo-class corvettes recently acquired by the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL). The three vessels – KRI Bung Tomo (357), KRI John Lie (358) and KRI Usman Harun (359)

  • Utility transport approaches rollout - Indo14-Day3

    PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) is scheduled to roll out the first example of its N219 light transport on 10 August (national technology day) next year, in advance of an expected first flight in December and certification in 2016. A ceremony was held at the company’s Bandung facility in

  • Black Fox fires on all cylinders - Indo14-Day3

    South Korean company Doosan DST (Hall A, Stand A010) has already supplied Indonesia with 18 of its Black Fox armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) in the 6x6 configuration under the local name of Tarantula. These vehicles are fitted with the Belgian CMI Defence two-person power-operated turret armed

  • Panther bought for ASW missions - Indo14-Day3

    Airbus Helicopters (Hall D, Stand 043) has confirmed an order under which the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) will receive 11 AS565 MBe Panther shipborne helicopters for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) missions. The contract, negotiated through PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Hall D, Stand 061), marks the first

  • Rapid field deployment - Indo14-Day3

    Australian radio communications specialist Barrett Communications (Hall A, Stand 019) has developed a PRC-2090 HF version of its Rapid Field Deployment System (RFDS), to partner its PRC-2080 VHF system. The two systems can cross-gate with each other, and have been designed for rapid deployability

  • Upgraded KH178 artillery system offers more range - Indo14-Day3

    South Korea’s WIA, part of the Hyundai Group, is pushing for further export sales of its 105mm/ 38 calibre KH178 towed artillery system. This was developed some years ago to meet the operational requirements of the Republic of Korea Army, but has now been exported to a number of countries.

  • Latest naval gun prepares to come on board - Indo14-Day3

    BAE Systems Bofors’ (Hall A, Stand AP301) latest 40mm Mk 4 naval gun is being displayed as part of a Saab turnkey combat system proposed for PT Lundin’s stealth trimaran fast attack craft. Private venture development of the 40mm Mk 4 mounting – the latest evolution of the Bofors

  • Mantis maximises protection - Indo14-Day3

    Rheinmetall Air Defence has brought to Indo Defence its complete Military Operations Other Than War/ Counter Rocket and Mortar (MOOTW/C-RAM) Oerlikon Skyshield, which has already been supplied to Germany under the name of Mantis (Outside Hall A). This has been designed to protect forward operating

  • Night vision from Bulgaria - Indo14-Day3

    Established in 1998, Bulgarian company Optix specialises in a range of optical, opto-mechanical and optoelectronic devices. The privately owned company has instigated a rigorous quality control certificated to the highest international standards, being one of the first companies in Bulgaria to

  • Comms management - Indo14-Day3

    Rockwell Collins (Hall D, Stand D102) is showcasing a number of advanced defence solutions, including upgraded avionics for C-130 and CN-235 aircraft; the Pro line Fusion integrated flight deck for military platforms; the Talon, ARC-210, 721-S and SubNet-Relay networked and programmable

  • Smart power - Indo14-Day3

    UK specialist technology company Chemring (Hall A, Stand AP003) is promoting several of its products. These include SmartLink, a rapidly deployable, scalable, low size, weight and power (SWAP) cellular network-in-a-box; the Gincan power module that provides protection against GPS jamming; the

  • Spectrum surveillance - Indo14-Day3

    L-3 TRL (Hall A, Stand A025) is presenting the latest innovations of the Smartscan range of spectrum surveillance products, including Smartscan Mews and Smartscan Marlin. Smartscan Mews is a manportable, or optional vehicle and fixed-base softwaredriven spectrum surveillance solution for

  • Precision weapons on target - Indo14-Day3

    Turkish missile house Roketsan (Hall A, Stand AP014) is exhibiting a range of its weapon systems here at Indo Defence. One area where the company sees particular opportunities in Indonesia is through its precision attack missile range, which offers state-of-the-art precision performance at

  • Taking shelter - Indo14-Day3

    In an emergency, time is always of the essence in having the relevant facilities on hand to support given situations in the shortest possible time. Among the basic necessities are shelters that provide a safe and protected environment, and Korean company Hwee Jan (S) Pte Ltd (Hall A, Stand AP108)

  • Valve support in focus - Indo14-Day3

    UK-based Hale Hamilton (Valves) Ltd (Hall A, Stand 025) is looking to establish relationships with in-country partners for the support of specialist valve systems fitted on board the Indonesian Navy’s three recently acquired Bung Tomo-class corvettes. Hale Hamilton is a leading supplier of

  • Fire control systems enhance engagement - Indo14-Day3

    South Korean company Samsung Thales (Hall A, Stand 009) has developed the Artillery Fire Direction Automation System (AFDAS) to provide a total ‘sensor-to-shooter’ solution for network-centric operations. This uses ruggedised commercialoff- the-shelf-based hardware and provides for a