Russia, Indonesia plans to purchase six Sukhoi fighters in order to enhance air defense capability
Data Figure: Indonesia air force’s Russian-made Su-30MK multirole fighters
BEIJING, Sept. 28, according to Singapore’s” Lianhe Zaobao “site 28 reported that the Indonesian Air Force plans to purchase six Russian-made Sukhoi (Sukhoi) fighter aircraft, in order to enhance the country’s air defense capability.
Indonesia, according to media reports, the head of the Indonesian Air Force Imam. Sufaete said the procurement phase of the project may be part of Indonesia’s defense minister, but he did not know when the plan will be implemented.
He said Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has approved the fighter procurement plans, purchase of new aircraft will join the Indonesia since 2003, purchased from Russia ranks among the existing 10 aircraft.
Imam. Sufaete of ATR, said: “The existing Sukhoi fighter squadron is still wide enough to effectively prevent our territory.”
he said, Indonesia has fallen in the area of ??its neighboring Malaysia – Malaysia’s land area although relatively small, but it has 18 Sukhoi fighters.
reported that Indonesia in August 2007 has spent $ 300 million to buy six Sukhoi fighters.