Indonesia to Procure two F-16 Squadrons 5 November, 2019

Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff Marshal Yuyu Sutisna stated his government’s wish to set two new F-16 Block 72 squadrons in the next strategic plan 2020-2024.

He noted that Indonesia currently relies on F-16.  In total, the country has 33 F-16 Fighting Falcons.

The fighter jets are stationed at squadron 16 of the Roesmin Nurjadin Airbase in Pekanbaru, Riau Province, and squadron 3 of Iswahjudi Airbase in Madiun, East Java.

Indonesian Air Force  (Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Udara/ TNI AU) also plans to buy Russian-made Sukhoi 35 fighter jets in the next five years, he stated.


Indonesia to Procure two F-16 Squadrons

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