Jan 9, 2015
Indonesia Planes to Acquire Aerial Tankers
In 2015, the Air Force will conduct the Falcon Star program to extend the structural life and mid-life upgrade (MLU) program to modernize the avionics of F-16 A/B Block 15 jet fighters.
Bagus said there were also plans for the acquisition of cameras and surveillance radars for Boeing 737-2X9 Surveiller maritime patrol aircraft (MPA).
In the medium term, the Air Force is applying for the acquisition of aircraft for multirole tanker transport (MRTT), airborne warning and control (AW&C) and strategic maritime surveillance missions.
The procurement program also includes the purchase of new AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missiles and other modern weapons systems.