Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Tag: Security & Defense

Minister of Defense and President elect Prabowo Subianto met with President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan or MBZ, at Al Shati Palace, Abu Dhabi, on Monday, May 13, 2024. […]
The Indonesian Marine Corps and its U.S. counterpart jointly participated in the Indonesian Reconnaissance Exercise (RECONEX) held in Antralina, Jampang Tengah, Sukabumi Regency, West Java, on April 24-May 10, 2024. […]
The Indonesian government has planned to reduce its payment obligations in the development of KF-21 fighter jet with South Korea’s Korea Aerospace Industry (KAI), from the 20 percent shared cost to only one-third (around 7 percent) of the total project cost. […]
The Indonesian Ministry of Defense has signed a procurement contract for two Italy-made Pattugliatori Polivalenti d’Altura (PPA), or Multirole Offshore Patrol Vessels, in a move to strengthen the country’s maritime defense and security. […]
Chief of the Indonesian Military (TNI) General TNI Agus Subiyanto recently inspected the site of an Army arsenal explosion in Ciangsana Village, Bogor Regency, West Java.  Amidst initiative by Minister Prabowo in modernizing the military. […]
Defense Minister and President elect Prabowo Subianto paid a courtesy call on Malaysian Prime Minister YM Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday, April 4, 2024, discussing improvement for bilateral defense cooperation. […]
Naval Group announced on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, that Indonesia, through PT PAL, has chosen the French state-owned shipyard to collaborate on the development of two Scorpène-class submarines to be produced by Indonesian national shipbuilder PT PAL. […]
The Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy Admiral Muhammad Ali recently received a courtesy visit from Ambassador of Turkiye to Indonesia, H.E. Talip Küçükcan. […]
An anonymous hacker, known as “Two2,” has claimed to have successfully breached the website of the Ministry of Defense in Indonesia, kemhan.go.id. The hacker claimed to have access to the website’s dashboard panel. […]
Prabowo Subianto, the Minister of Defense in a strategic move to enhance Indonesia’s national defense capabilities, has procured 24 F-15EX fighter jets manufactured by Boeing during his visit to the United States. […]
World War II era warships carrying thousands of ammunitions that sank in the waters of Cilacap, Central Java have yet to be identified. However, it is speculated that the ship is the USS Langley, the United States Navy’s first aircraft carrier. […]
Prabowo Subianto, Minister of Defense, met with President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo to discuss a number of defense issues including the Ukrainian war. […]
The export of sea sand has drawn criticism from Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (Walhi), an environmental non-governmental organization.  […]
Indonesia’s Defense Ministry confirmed a purchase of 12 Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets used by Qatar. The purchase is said to be essential to cover lack of military power. […]
Recent peace proposal put forth by Indonesia’s Defense Minister, Prabowo Subianto, regarding the resolution of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict has sparked intense debate and controversy. […]
Iranian journalist accused Indonesia of helping Iran to purchase aircraft from France. The journalist claimed that Indonesian and Malian authorities had assisted Iran to circumvent US sanctions. […]
Peace proposal offered by Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto received criticism at the 20th Asia Security Summit Shangri-La Dialogue. Ukrainian Defense Minister even rejected the idea. […]
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with several world leaders on the sideline of G7 summit. Jokowi met with the Japanese Prime Minister, the UK Prime Minister and French President Emmanuel Macron. […]
According to cybersecurity agency Palo Alto Networks, Indonesia is the third country with the highest number of ransomware attacks in Southeast Asia. Check Point Software Technologies’ study found that cyberattacks on Indonesia’s finance and banking industry topped the list, with an average of 2,730 attacks per week since January 2022. […]
Susi Pudjiastuti, ex-minister of Maritime Affairs and owner of Susi Air, was furious during a conversation with Pastor Karel Phil Erari and a man known as Bishop, discussing the kidnapping of Philip Mehrtens by Papua’s KKB. […]
With the increasing number of e-wallet users, security has become one of the major concerns in digital transactions. Indonesia’s National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) estimated that economic losses from cyberattacks in 2021 totaled a whopping IDR 14.2 trillion (US$957 million). […]
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio asked the Biden administration to investigate Ford Motor Co’s plan to partner with PT Vale Indonesia, and China’s Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt in a $4.5 billion nickel processing facility in Indonesia for the production of EV batteries. […]
A study showed that IS affiliated group in Indonesia are not as lethal as in the past. Radicalization process often done by someone whose the victim know. […]
Lieutenant General (Ret.) Muhammad Herindra is the Indonesian Deputy Minister of Defense. He graduated from the Military Academy in Magelang, and later graduated from The Military College of Vermont-Norwich University USA, and the National Defense University USA. He is also the recipient of many accolades including the prestigious Bintang Yudha Dharma (Grand Meritorious Military Order Star). […]
The Czech Republic is planning to help Indonesia to modernize the country’s defense system. The Czech Chamber of Commerce and Indonesian Chamber of Commerce have inked an MoU to promote trade between both countries. […]
As many as 155 Vietnamese fishing ships were found trespassing Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone despite the presence of territorial agreement between both countries. […]
Commission I of the House of Representatives approved 15 Bushmaster vehicles donation from the Australian government. […]
Indonesia and Australia held a 2+2 meeting on February 8 and 9, 2023, in Canberra to delve into important foreign policy and defense/security matters both at the bilateral, regional and global levels. […]
The state should be present to mediate the workers and foreign investors in cases that could trigger violent acts such as the Morowali riot, which claimed two lives, and prevent the incident from recurring in the future. The root of the problems lies on inequality in working condition, job security, decent salary and social security between local and Chinese workers. […]
The South China Sea conflict and the military competition in the regions has forced Indonesia to modernize its defense industry. To anticipate the heightened conflict, Indonesia has purchased new jet fighters and submarines. […]