SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Indonesia might become the second export customer of the Indo-Russian Brahmos Anti-Ship supersonic cruise missile after Philippines as it has shown considerable interest in acquiring BrahMos Mobile Coastal Batteries from India.
Indo Defence 2022 Expo & Forum at Kemayoran, Jakarta had a BrahMos Pavilion that got high-profile visits from Indonesian military officials and idrw.org has been told that interest might soon move to initial talks in 2023 as Indonesian military has asked for an official presentation and financial details of the program.
Indonesia, an archipelago of thousands of islands, has about 81,000 km of coastline, Due to perceived threats from China in the disputed sea, Indonesia has around the 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on the Natuna island that overlaps China’s nine-dash line claiming most of the South China Sea.
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