DTN News: Indonesia TODAY October 21, 2010 - Indonesia Set To Continue Buying Arms From Russia....NSI News Source Info # 1147
(NSI News Source Info) JAKARTA, Indonesia - October 21, 2010: Indonesia will continue its military-technical cooperation with Russia, the country's defense minister said on Wednesday.
Purnomo Yusgiantoro spoke after an official transfer of three Russian-made Mi-35P combat helicopters to Indonesia.
"We will continue our military-technical cooperation with Russia," the minister said, noting the high quality and reliability of Russian-made military equipment.
With the addition of the three Mi-35s, the fleet of Russian-made helicopters in service with the Indonesian Armed Forces now comprises five Mi-35 attack helicopters and six Mi-17V5 multipurpose helicopters.