Indonesia To Buy Armoured Vehicles Worth €216 Million

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:11 PM, November 13, 2013
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Rheinmetall will supply tracked armoured vehicles, logistical support and ammunition worth roughly €216 million to the Indonesian Ministry of Defence.

Along with 103 thoroughly overhauled and modernized Leopard 2 main battle tanks, the order encompasses 42 upgraded Marder 1A3 infantry fighting vehicles and 11 various armoured recovery and engineering vehicles, plus associated documentation, training equipment and additional logistical support. Furthermore, the order includes an initial supply of practice and service ammunition. Indonesia thus becomes the 18th Leopard 2 MBT user nation.

Delivery to the Indonesian Army will take place progressively during the 2014-2016 timeframe.

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