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DSA 2016: Skeldar claims SE Asian territory

20th April 2016 - 01:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Kuala Lumpur

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On the opening day of DSA 2016, UMS Skeldar began training Indonesian Army personnel in-country to operate new F-330 fixed-wing UAVs.

Indonesia has ordered three systems from the Swedish company under a managed services contract, each system consisting of one UAV, one ground control station and one tactical data link. The training course will last for eight weeks.

The Indonesian Army will use the F-330 UAVs for homeland security and border protection missions. George Duncan, responsible for Skeldar’s sales execution in Asia, told Shephard that his company anticipates more Indonesian sales this year, possibly ten more systems by 2017.

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