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Indonesia and Pakistan pursue similar strategies with Chinese UCAVs

8th September 2021 - 03:26 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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Indonesia’s MoD announced that the air force’s CH-4s had been granted military airworthiness certification. (Photo: TNI-AU)

The Chinese-built CH-4B features strongly in both Indonesian and Pakistani unmanned air combat capabilities.

Indonesia and Pakistan epitomise national efforts to develop and field UAVs, but with the realisation that foreign technology is a necessary precursor to that. On 25 August, for example, First Adm Teguh Sugiono, head of Indonesia’s MoD Feasibility Centre, issued a certificate of military airworthiness for the CH-4B UAV in Jakarta.

Sugiono delivered it to a representative of Aerospace Long March International Trade Co Ltd, the exporter of the MALE UCAV. The certification followed a series of document verifications, conformity inspections and static and dynamic testing by the Indonesian Military Airworthiness Authority.

The Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) has six examples

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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