Jet-Blast In The Sky

Posted on November 16th, 2009 at 11:15 am by Akhyari


Indonesia will soon purchase new trainer/light attack aircraft from Russia and China as part of an effort to revitalize its primary defense system. The new jets, consisting the Yak-130 from Russia and the FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle from China, would replace the squadrons of British Hawk Mk-53 jets and American OV-10 Bronco.

FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle

The Air Force has 20 Hawk Mk-53, and eight turboprop-driven OV-10 Bronco aircraft that are around 30 years old.


Indonesian Air Force would also focus on improving personnel welfare, in addition to increasing safety standards for its primary weaponry defense system.

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