Indonesia to order 36 Rafale and 8 F-15EX this year

We knew it, discussions are progressing quickly and well between Paris and Jakarta on the acquisition of a large number of Rafale aircraft, with the aim of rapidly modernizing and strengthening Indonesian air power in the face of growing tensions in the Indo-Pacific region. We now know a little more about the priorities of the Indonesian Air Force, but also about the timetable it aims for its application.

Indeed, according to statements made by the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Air Force, Air Marshal Fajar Prasetyo, during a meeting that took place at the Air Force headquarters on Thursday, February 18, the latter intends to formalize this year the order for 36 Rafale from France, but also 8 F-15EX heavy fighters from the American Boeing, 6 of them to be delivered in 2022. In addition, the Indonesian Air Force will order 2 C-130J tanker planes from Lokcheed-Martin, as well as MALE Medium Altitude Long Endurance drones, a tool that we understand is essential for monitoring the immense Indonesian archipelago.

To support its modernized fighter fleet, Jakarta will acquire 2 C130J tanker planes from the American Lockheed-Martin

The rest of this article is for subscribers only

Every day, at least one article is published on Meta-Defense with a free access from 24 to 48 hours. 3 articles for free consultation are also available in the "Articles not to be missed" section. The other articles are reserved for subscribers. Articles published in the "Watch" section are reserved for professional subscribers.

Monthly subscription at € 5,90 per month - Personal subscription at € 49,5 per year - Professional subscription at € 180 per year - Student subscription at € 25 per year - Excluding promotional code -

Download theMobile Meta-Defense app for IOS or Android to be informed of new publications by notification.

Available on Google Play
Available on the Apple Store

Also read

You can not copy content of this page