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Indonesian armoured vehicle order formalised

13th November 2013 - 14:02 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Rheinmetall will officially supply the Indonesian Ministry of Defence with tracked armoured vehicles, logistical support and ammunition under a contract signed in December 2012 that has now come into force following the successful completion of all legal formalities.

The contract, worth approximately €216 million, will see Indonesia take delivery of 103 overhauled and modernised Leopard 2 main battle tanks (MBTs), 42 upgraded Marder 1A3 infantry fighting vehicles, and 11 various armoured recovery and engineering vehicles.

The order, which will see Indonesia become the 18th Leopard 2 MBT customer nation, also includes associated documentation, training equipment and additional logistical support; as well as an initial supply of practice and service ammunition.

The order will be fulfilled by Rheinmetall throughout the 2014-2016 timeframe.

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