BANDUNG- PT Dirgantara Indonesia (DI) handed over 3 units of Heli Serang TNI AD, 1 unit Aircraft CN235 MPA TNI AL and 2 Heli Anti Submarine (AKS) to the Ministry of Defense RI in aircraft hangar PT DI Jalan Pajajaran Bandung, Tuesday / 1).
The symbolic plane was handed over by the President Director of PT DI Elfien Guntoro to the Defense Minister Ryamizard Riyacudu who was then given to the TNI Commander, General Hadi Tjahjanto and the army chief of staff and the Navy.
Menhan said the aircraft ordered at PT DI to increase the capabilities of Alutsista TNI, and this time in the form of helicopters and CN235.
"Heli anti submarine two units submitted to the Navy, while heli attack submitted to the Army," he said.
While CN235 will be able to be used by TNI in various missions such as ZEE border patrol, supervision of fish theft and others.
"This is part of the procurement strategic plan 2014 - 2019, so this is not the last, there will still be additional other aircraft, being made PT DI," said Minister of Defense. jo