Menu
Account
Indonesia Launches New PC-40 Warship
March 29, 2018
Indonesia Launches New PC-40 Warship
Jakarta unveils another vessel that marks a capability boost amid familiar challenges that remain.
Indonesia Launches New PC-40 Warship
Indonesia Spotlights Defense Industry Challenge Under Jokowi
March 10, 2018
Indonesia Spotlights Defense Industry Challenge Under Jokowi
The government continues to raise awareness about efforts in this realm despite the significant challenges that remain.
Indonesia Spotlights Defense Industry Challenge Under Jokowi
Indonesia’s Naval Modernization Continues With New Fast Attack Craft Launch
March 01, 2018
Indonesia’s Naval Modernization Continues With New Fast Attack Craft Launch
Though Jakarta continues to make some inroads in boosting its capabilities and defense industry, familiar challenges remain.
Indonesia’s Naval Modernization Continues With New Fast Attack Craft Launch
What’s Next for Indonesia-South Korea Military Ties in 2018?
February 01, 2018
What’s Next for Indonesia-South Korea Military Ties in 2018?
A closer look at what could be in store for defense relations this year.
What’s Next for Indonesia-South Korea Military Ties in 2018?
What’s Next for Indonesia’s Shipbuilding Ambitions in 2018?
January 25, 2018
What’s Next for Indonesia’s Shipbuilding Ambitions in 2018?
Though new targets offer promise, achieving them will require addressing old challenges.
What’s Next for Indonesia’s Shipbuilding Ambitions in 2018?
Biggest Philippines Warship Kicks Off 2018 Engagements
January 17, 2018
Biggest Philippines Warship Kicks Off 2018 Engagements
The BRP Tarlac carried out a port call as its first logistics run mission for the new year.
Biggest Philippines Warship Kicks Off 2018 Engagements
What’s Next for Indonesia-Laos Security Ties?
October 17, 2017
What’s Next for Indonesia-Laos Security Ties?
Both sides continue to look for opportunities in the defense realm as they develop their broader relationship.
What’s Next for Indonesia-Laos Security Ties?
Will Laos Buy New Weapons from Indonesia?
September 26, 2017
Will Laos Buy New Weapons from Indonesia?
Jakarta continues to look for regional opportunities for its state-owned defense companies.
Will Laos Buy New Weapons from Indonesia?
Indonesia: A New Shipbuilding 'Magnet' from ASEAN to Africa?
July 18, 2017
Indonesia: A New Shipbuilding 'Magnet' from ASEAN to Africa?
The head of the country’s state-owned shipbuilder offers a rather optimistic reading despite the familiar challenges that remain.
Indonesia: A New Shipbuilding 'Magnet' from ASEAN to Africa?
Will Philippines Get More Indonesia-Built Warships?
May 15, 2017
Will Philippines Get More Indonesia-Built Warships?
Indonesian official says more vessels may be on the way.
Will Philippines Get More Indonesia-Built Warships?
Indonesia, UAE Ink New Naval Shipbuilding Deals
February 25, 2017
Indonesia, UAE Ink New Naval Shipbuilding Deals
PT PAL signs fresh pacts with two UAE firms.
Indonesia, UAE Ink New Naval Shipbuilding Deals
Indonesia Gets First SIGMA 10514 Warship
January 27, 2017
Indonesia Gets First SIGMA 10514 Warship
Delivery of first of two vessels proceeds as scheduled.
Indonesia Gets First SIGMA 10514 Warship
Indonesia's First SIGMA 10514 Warship Completes Sea Trials
September 16, 2016
Indonesia's First SIGMA 10514 Warship Completes Sea Trials
Tests for first SIGMA 10514 guided-missile frigate have gone well as delivery date approaches.
Indonesia's First SIGMA 10514 Warship Completes Sea Trials
Will Indonesia Buy Submarines From France?
April 28, 2016
Will Indonesia Buy Submarines From France?
An Indonesian shipbuilder has formed a formal working group with a French company.
Will Indonesia Buy Submarines From France?
Indonesia to Export First Ever Warship in Boost for Shipbuilding Industry
January 19, 2016
Indonesia to Export First Ever Warship in Boost for Shipbuilding Industry
The first locally-built strategic sealift vessel will be delivered to the Philippines in May.
Indonesia to Export First Ever Warship in Boost for Shipbuilding Industry
Indonesia Weapons Firm Inks New Defense Deal with UAE
September 18, 2015
Indonesia Weapons Firm Inks New Defense Deal with UAE
Agreement with state-owned arms manufacturer PT Pindad unveiled during Jokowi’s trip.
Indonesia Weapons Firm Inks New Defense Deal with UAE
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief