Where Indonesia’s Presidential Candidates Stand on National Defense
By Muhammad Fauzan Malufti
All three have pledged to expand and modernize the Indonesian National Armed Forces, though it remains to be seen how they would put the idea into practice.
US-Indonesia Security Relations Flourish in a Changing Indo-Pacific
By Joseph Rachman
Defense cooperation between Washington and Jakarta is on an upswing, but on the Indonesian side clear limits remain.
Indonesian Military Modernization: A Race Against Time
By Andi Raihanah Ashar and Muhammad Fauzan Malufti
With the Indonesian government facing a pandemic-induced fiscal squeeze, the military faces a growing competition for financial resources.
Indonesia Clinches Deal for 8 Italian-Made Frigates
By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement represents one part of a sharp planned increase in Indonesia's defense spending.
New Helicopter Deal Puts Indonesia’s Domestic Defense Industry into Focus
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The inking of a new contract has spotlighted Jakarta’s ongoing efforts to boost its military capabilities and the role of its domestic defense industry in addressing its needs.