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The Curious Case of Badak AFV

(This article has been published in Jakarta Post Newspaper on 2014) The opening of Indonesian Defense Expo 2014 marked by all the usual military trade show hoopla: men and woman in formal attire and those who are from military are mingling together, exchanging information, vying and trying to close multi…

TNI AU FLIR Equipped EMB-134 Super Tucano

Night Attack Capable Indonesian Super Tucanos

Malang based Air Force 21st Squadron which operates EMB-314 Super Tucanos are geared for night operations. Not only their aircrafts are NVG capable, but in a move that have never seen before, Indonesian Air Force are equipped the Tucanos and the pilots with pods and NVGs that enables them to…


Indonesian Marine Corps Sets to Receive BTR-4M

After prolonged wait, Indonesian Marine Corps are finally getting their BTR-80A replacement. After sending all seven of their BTR-80A assets into Lebanon as a part of Indonesian Peacekeeping Force, Indonesian Marine Corps (Korps Marinir TNI AL) needs new armored fighting vehicle as it seems that their BTR-80A will be stationed…