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Indonesia to Maintain Saudi Arabian Military Aircraft

26 November 2016

Cougar helicopter of the Royal Saudi Air Force (photo : Giovanni Colla) 

Starting in 2017, state-owned aircraft manufacture PT Dirgantara Indonesia (DI) will maintain Saudi Arabian military helicopters and aircraft.

CN-235 airlifter of the Royal Saudi Air Force (photo : Javier F Bobadilla)

“We are still processing the contract,” Brig. Gen Jan Pieter Ate, the Defense Ministry’s director of the defense industry and technology, told The Jakarta Post on Friday.

Super Puma helicopter of the Royal Saudi Air Force (photo : 4algeria)

Jan said DI was among defense companies in Indonesia ready to offer maintenance services for foreign military helicopters and airplanes.

Dauphin helicopter of the Royal Saudi Air Force (photo : IVAO)

“We have a good track record in cooperation with Airbus and the ability to produce aircraft for foreign countries,” he said.

Bell 412 helicopter of the Royal Saudi Air Force (photo : IVAO)

DI previously provided maintenance services for Columbian and Panamanian aircraft.

(The Jakarta Post)

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