Indonesia will soon receive from Germany 44 main battle tanks Leopard 2. Purchase of military equipment held in the framework of the State sufficient forces little army of Indonesia.
«At the beginning of November to the 67th anniversary of the Indonesian armed forces, we will get 44 Leopard 2», said Wednesday at a press conference in Jakarta, dedicated to the 67th anniversary of the Indonesian armed forces Army Chief of Staff General Pramono Edhi Wibowo ( Pramono Edhie Wibowo).
In addition, the army will receive two battalions of the Brazilian-made MLRS battalion Mistral anti-aircraft missiles and two battalions of French 155-mm self-propelled guns Caesar.
For the purpose of the creation of little sufficient forces Navy plans to get three South Korean submarines, three missile boats KCR-60M and two patrol boats Kapal Tunda 2400HP.
Indonesia also plans to purchase a squadron of U.S. anti-submarine helicopters and 10 military transport aircraft C-130 Hercules from Australia.
Coupled with the Leopard 2 tanks will be received BMP Marder. Total Indonesia plans to buy 103 main battle tanks Leopard 2, 50 and 10 BMP Marder armored engineering vehicles. In November, the tanks will be shown to the public.