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Indonesia orders 17 new helicopters

10th January 2019 - 11:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


The Indonesian military has signed up for 17 new helicopters with PTDI, according to an announcement by the Indonesian aerospace company delivered on 9 January.

Translated into English, the company said on its official Instagram account: ‘Ceremonial signing of the contract for [eight] units of H225M helicopters for the air force and [nine] Bell 412EPI helicopters for the army.’

This contract for the Airbus and Bell helicopters was signed by Irzal Rinaldi, PTDI’s commercial director, and RAdm Agus Setiadji, head of the Defence Facility Agency (Kabaranahan).

As prime contractor, PTDI will be responsible for outfitting mission equipment on these eight

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

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

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