Equipment of the Indonesian Air Force

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Aircraft[edit]

Current[edit]

Aircraft Image Type Origin Class Role In Service Total Notes
Combat aircraft
Sukhoi Su-27 Sukhoi Su-27SKM at MAKS-2005 airshow.jpg Su-27SK
Su-27 SKM
 Russia Jet Multirole fighter 2
3
5
Sukhoi Su-30 Tni-au su-30 1.jpg Su-30MK
Su-30 MK2
 Russia Jet Multirole fighter 2
9[1]
11 [2]
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Indonesian F-16C Fighting Falcon during a functional check.jpg F-16A/B Block 15 OCU
F-16C/D Block 52ID[3][Note 1][4][5][6][7]
 United States Jet Multirole fighter 9[8][Note 2]
23[9][10][11][12][13][Note 3][14][15]
32[9] The Indonesian Air Force operates a mix of F-16A/B Block 15 OCU and F-16C/D Block 52 (locally promoted as Block 52ID). In 1989, Indonesia received a single allotment of 8 F-16A and 4 F-16Bs. Two F-16s were lost in accidents leaving the fleet with only ten F-16s. A purchase of nine more aircraft was cancelled in favor of 24 Su-30KI, however this order was later also cancelled due to the Asian Financial Crisis. The Indonesian Air Force are planning to upgrade their F-16A and B aircraft to F-16C/D variants by the end of 2009 and there is an option of purchasing new F-16C/Ds to replace their retired, but in reserve, F-5E Tiger IIs. From 2000 to 2005 the US imposed an arms embargo on Indonesia which resulted in the F-16 squadron being grounded due to a lack of spare parts. The Indonesian Air Force was seeking approval to purchase 6 new F-16 C/D variants to strengthen their F-16 squadron in 2009. However, the United States counter-offered up to 24 used F-16C/D block 25, 6 spares and associated equipment and logistical support. In the cost the upgrade to Block 52 standard was included.
British Aerospace Hawk 200 BAE Hawk 208 edited 2.jpg Hawk 109
Hawk 209
 United Kingdom Jet Light multirole fighter 5
24[16][17]
29 In April 1978, Indonesia, seeking to increase its aerial capabilities, placed the first of multiple orders for the Hawk. The Indonesian Air Force received more than 40 Hawks in the 1980s and 1990s; In June 1991, BAe and Indonesian Aerospace (IPTN) signed a major agreement for collaborative production of the Hawk, and more orders of the Hawk were anticipated. Further Hawk exports were eventually blocked due to concerns over Indonesian human rights, particularly in East Timor. During the 90's protests erupted across England over arming Indonesia and pressure increased after the mass-murder of the Balibo Five journalists and Roger East came to light and the use of Hawk's being crucial in the Indonesian invasion of East Timor which led to 80,000 dead by most conservative Indonesian estimates. In February 2016, it was announced that Indonesia's Hawk fleet was set to receive a new radar warning receiver self-defense system, aiding the type's use in light attack operations.
Northrop F-5 761534 22 F-5N VFC-13 Fallon NAS (3143354249).jpg F-5E
F-5F
 United States Jet Light multirole fighter 6
3
9[16][18] Upgraded in Belgium in the middle to late 1990s. All 16 F-5E/Fs have been retired since late 2005 but are in reserve in case of future use. Will be replaced by Sukhoi Su-35[19]
KAI TA-50 Golden Eagle KAI T-50i in Indonesia.jpg T-50i  South Korea Jet Lead-in fighter
Light fighter
15 15 Indonesia had been considering the T-50, along with four other aircraft to replace its BAE Systems Hawk Mk 53 trainer and OV-10 Bronco attack aircraft. In August 2010, Indonesia announced that T-50, Yak-130 and L-159 were the remaining candidates for its requirement for 16 advanced jet trainers. In May 2011, Indonesia signed a contract to order 16 T-50 aircraft for US$400 million. The aircraft is to feature weapons pylons and gun modules, enabling light attack capabilities. The Golden Eagles are to replace the Hawk Mk 53 in Indonesian Air Force service. Indonesia's version has been designated T-50i. Deliveries began in September 2013. The last pair of T-50i aircraft were delivered in January 2014. One crashed in Yogyakarta, leaving 15 remaining in service.[20]\ T-50 uses primary as training and only limited uses as fighter due to absence of radar. Indonesia will upgrade into FA-50 version[21] a possible FA-50 or TA-50 has been seen during a Parade [22]

May have been installed with AN/APG-67 radar[23]

Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano Super-Tucano Ecuador.jpg A-29A  Brazil Propeller Counter-insurgency aircraft 15 15[24][25] Originally 16 were ordered but one crashed in Malang[26]
Tactical Airlift, Transport, Maritime Patrol Aircraft
Lockheed C-130 Hercules An Indonesian Air Force C-130 on the at Langkawi International Airport flightline (cropped).jpg C-130H
L-100-30
 United States Propeller Military transport aircraft
Aerial refueling
17[17][27]
4[17]
21
CASA CN-235 TNI-AU Airtech CN-235 MPA Persuader Pichugin.jpg CN-235-100/200
CN-235 MPA
 Spain
 Indonesia
Propeller Military transport aircraft
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
7[28]
3
10
EADS CASA C-295 A2573-Poland-CN295-023-RIAT2013.JPG NC-295/CN-295  Spain Propeller Military transport aircraft 9[29][30][31] 9 The Indonesian Air Force operates eight C-295 for tacical and logistical transport. One C-295 is on order as of August 2015. Three planes will be assembled in Indonesia by PT Dirgantara Indonesia, the same company which built the CN-235, the C-295's predecessor. The first two aircraft were delivered in September 2012
CASA C-212 CASA 212-200 ‘T.12D-74 - 54-11’ (26795714424).jpg  Spain Propeller Transport 9 9 [16]
Boeing 737 TNI-AU Boeing 737-200 Lim.jpg 737-200
737-400/500
737 2X9 Surveiller
 United States Jet VVIP transport
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
1
3
4[16] [32]
Fokker F28 Fellowship F285t21COAN.jpg F28 Mk1000
F28 Mk3000
F28 Mk4000
 Netherlands Jet VVIP transport 4 4
Boeing Business Jet Boeing 737 Indonesia (26516599721).jpg BBJ2  United States Jet VVIP transport 1 1 Used as the Indonesian presidential aircraft
Pilatus PC-6 Pilatus PC-6 SkydiveLillo JD18032008.jpg   Switzerland Propeller Utility 2[17] 2
Trainer aircraft
Grob G 120TP G120TP Mattsies.jpg G 120TP  Germany Propeller Trainer aircraft 24[33][34] 24
KAI KT-1 Woongbi 2010.10.24 공군 제8전투비행단 KA-1 전술통제기 ROK AirForce 8th Fighter Wing KA-1 (15530187269).jpg KT-1B  South Korea Propeller Trainer aircraft 14 14 [35][36]
T-34 Mentor T-34C-1.jpg T-34  United States Propeller Trainer aircraft 15[17] 15
SIAI-Marchetti SF.260 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260AM Italian Air Force.jpg  Italy Propeller Trainer aircraft 18[17] 18
Helicopter
Eurocopter EC725 Super Cougar Caracal2552.jpg EC 725 H225M  France Helicopter Utility helicopter 6[37][38] 6 [39]
Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma Eurocopter Cougar.jpg NAS 332  France Helicopter Utility helicopter 9 9 [40]
Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma A Royal Air Force Puma helicopter over the English countryside.jpg IPTN NAS 330J  France Indonesia Helicopter Utility helicopter 11 11 [41][42]
Eurocopter EC120 Colibri Eurocopter EC-120B Colibri, Eurocopter AN0435464.jpg EC120 B Colibri  France Helicopter Utility helicopter 10 10 [43][44]
MBB Bo 105 Bölkow Bo 105 (aka).jpg Bo 105  Germany Helicopter Utility helicopter 4[17] 4

Future[edit]

Aircraft Image Type Origin Class Role In Service Total Notes
Combat aircraft
Sukhoi Su-35 MAKS Airshow 2015 (20615630784).jpg Su-35  Russia Jet Multirole fighter 0 (11) 11 Su-35 will be acquired by Indonesia with partial payment with rubber, palm oil, cocoa, coffee, textiles, tea, seafood, and other commodities including Indonesian defence products.

The agreement between Russia and Indonesia was signed on 10 August 2017.Recent news revealed that Indonesian MoD want to add the number into 16 when the contract is expected to be signed late this year.[45][46]

KAI KF-X KFX-2017SeoulADEXMiniature.jpg KF-X
IF-X
 South Korea
 Indonesia
Jet Multirole fighter 0 (80)[47][48] Indonesia will get one KF-X jet prototype planes,design participation (up to 80 engineers) [48] and technology transfer in exchange for a US$1.5bn investment of the total US$8 billion in KFX development costs. Production is planned to start from 2025.[49]

A prototype plane is planned to fly in 2021 or 2022, with deliveries estimated in 2025.

Project maybe Delayed due to payment problems

On November 1, 2017, The Korea Times reported that the KAI KF-X program might be postponed after Kim Jong-dae of the National Assembly Defense Committee stated that Indonesia has not paid the 2017 remaining allotted 138.9 billion won ($124.5 million) to South Korea.[50][51][52]

Former[edit]

Aircraft Image Type Origin Class Role Quantity Notes
Fighter aircraft
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk TNIAU A4.JPG A-4E/F
TA-4H/J
 United States Jet Fighter aircraft 37[53] Due to the declining relationship between Indonesia and the Soviet Union, there was a lack of spare parts for military hardware supplied by the Communist Bloc. Soon, most of them were scrapped. The Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) acquired A-4 Skyhawks to replace its Il-28 Beagles and Tu-16 Badgers in a covert operation with Israel, since both countries did not maintain diplomatic relationships. These A-4s from were chosen because the IDF planned to retire its A-4 squadrons. The A-4 served the Indonesian Air Force from 1982 until 2003.
CAC Sabre TNIAU F86.png CA-27 Sabre Mk 32  Australia Jet Fighter aircraft 23 Following the establishment of better relations between Australia and Indonesia, 23 CAC Sabres formerly used by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) were donated to the Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) between 1973 and 1975, and operated by No. 14 Squadron; five of these were former Malaysian aircraft.
North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco OV-10 Bronco in Lumbia.jpg OV-10F  United States Propeller Light attack and observation aircraft 16 Indonesia purchased 12 OV-10F aircraft and operates them in COIN operations similar to the U.S. Navy's Vietnam missions with their Broncos, but have retrofitted .50 in (12.7 mm) Browning heavy machine guns in place of the .308 in (7.62 mm) machine guns. These aircraft were based in Lanud Abdulrachman Saleh Air Force Base in Malang, East Java and were vital in the invasion of East Timor and ensuing COIN operations. In 1977, they were also used during the aerial bombardments of Amungme villages near Freeport-McMoRan area of operations, West Papua, in response to OPM attacks on the mining company facilities, and of Dani villages in Baliem Valley, also in West Papua, in response to rebellion against enforced participation in the Indonesian general election. Due to the lack of U.S. bombs, the Indonesian Air Force modified the bomb racks of to be able to carry Russian bombs. All OV-10F are now grounded and replaced by the Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano.[54]
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 DATANGSHAN AVIATION MUSEUM BEIJING CHINA OCT 2012 (8643131848).jpg MiG-15UTI  Soviet Union Jet Fighter aircraft 20 Ordered in 1962. All aircraft are grounded in 1970 due to lack of spare parts and the collapse of relation between Indonesia and the Eastern Bloc. Replaced by the CAC Sabre.
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 Mig17-north korea.jpg Mig-17F
Mig-17PF
 Soviet Union Jet Fighter aircraft 66 All aircraft are grounded in 1970 due to lack of spare parts and the collapse of relation between Indonesia and the Eastern Bloc.
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 AURI MiG-19.jpg Mig-19S  Soviet Union Jet Fighter aircraft 20 The Indonesian Air Force acquired a number of MiG-19S in 1961 and used during the preparation of Operation Trikora in 1962 (the taking of Western New Guinea from the Netherlands) in Western New Guinea (now Papua and Papua Barat). Several of these aircraft crashed. All aircraft sold to Pakistan due lack of spare parts and the collapse of relation between Indonesia and the Eastern Bloc.
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 AURI MiG-21.png MiG-21F-13
MiG-21U
 Soviet Union Jet Fighter aircraft 26 The Indonesian Air Force purchased 22 MiG-21s. In 1962, 20 MiG-21F-13s and MiG-21Us were received during Operation Trikora in the Western New Guinea conflict. Indonesian MiG-21s never fought in any dogfights. Right after the U.S. backed anti-communist forces took over the government, 13 Indonesian MiG-21s were delivered to the U.S. in exchange for T-33, UH-34D, and later, F-5 and OV-10 aircraft. All remaining MiG-21s were grounded and retired due to lack of spare parts and the withdrawal of Soviet maintenance support. The MiGs were added to the 4477th Test and Evaluation Squadron ("Red Eagles"), a USAF aggressor squadron at Tonopah Test Range.
Lavochkin La-11 Lavochkin La-11IndonesianAF.jpg La-11  Soviet Union Propeller Fighter aircraft unknown
de Havilland Vampire Vampire t11 wz507 g-vtii cotswoldairshow 2010 arp.jpg Vampire T.11  United Kingdom Jet Fighter aircraft 6 Used to quell several rebellion within the country such as the Permesta and RMS during the 1950s.
Curtiss P-36 Hawk Hawk 75 No 82 side.jpg Hawk 75A-7  United States Propeller Fighter aircraft 24 In October 1939, The Netherlands ordered 24 Hawk 75A-7s for their colonies of the Dutch East Indies (Oost Indië). These planes were powered by 1,200 hp Cyclones. Factory armament was one .50 inch and one .303 inch machine gun in the cowl with two .303 machine guns in the wings. After delivery, the .50 weapons were replaced to standardize parts and ammo. The plane could carry six 23 kg bombs. The fighters were shipped in 1940 and almost rerouted to the Netherlands when Germany invaded. But as the mainland surrendered, the aircraft came to the colonies where they were used extensively against the Japanese attack on the Far Eastern part of the kingdom. By that time, the aircraft had flown so many hours that the engines were showing serious wear and tear. During the Indonesian National Revolution, some aircraft are captured by Republican militia. After the revolution, all remaining aircraft are transferred to the new Indonesian Air Force. The aircraft still saw service until the early 1960s.
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk Curtiss P-40E Warhawk 2 USAF.jpg P-40E Warhawk  United States Propeller Fighter aircraft unknown Originally used by the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force. Some aircraft are captured by Republican militia during the Indonesian National Revolution. After the revolution, all remaining aircraft are transferred to the new Indonesian Air Force. The aircraft still saw service until the early 1960s.
North American P-51 Mustang Mustangsatriamandala.jpg P-51D  United States Propeller Fighter aircraft 46 Indonesia acquired some P-51Ds from the departing Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force in 1949 and 1950. The Mustangs were used against Commonwealth (RAF, RAAF and RNZAF) forces during the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation in the early 1960s. The last time Mustangs were deployed for military purposes was a shipment of six Cavalier II Mustangs (without tip tanks) delivered to Indonesia in 1972–1973, which were replaced in 1976.
Supermarine Spitfire Ray Flying Legends 2005-1.jpg unknown  United Kingdom Propeller Fighter aircraft unknown Acquired from the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force after the revolution.
Mitsubishi A6M Zero A6M3 Zero N712Z 1.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Fighter aircraft 6 In 1945, Indonesian pro-independence guerrillas captured a small number of A6M aircraft at numerous Japanese air bases, including Bugis Air Base in Malang (repatriated 18 September 1945). Most aircraft were destroyed in military conflicts between the newly proclaimed-Republic of Indonesia and the Netherlands, during the Indonesian National Revolution of 1945-1949. Small numbers of surviving aircraft were saved in Kalijati Air Base, near Subang, West Java and Museum Dirgantara Udara, Yogyakarta
Nakajima Ki-43 AURI Oscar.JPG unknown  Japan Propeller Fighter aircraft 17 After World War II, Ki-43s abandoned in the Netherlands East Indies were taken over by the newly declared Indonesian government and put into service during the fight against Dutch forces. The ndonesian Air Force repaired derelict aircraft to fight Dutch colonial rule. In 1947, the Ki-43 currently at the Museum Dirgantara Udara Yogyakarta near Adisucipto International Airport was to bomb Dutch strategic positions however mechanical problems grounded it.
Nakajima Ki-84 Nakajima Ki84 Hayate N3385G ONT 18.10.70 edited-3.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Fighter aircraft 12 In 1945, Indonesian People's Security Force (IPSF) (Indonesian pro-independence guerrillas) captured a small number of aircraft at numerous Japanese air bases, including Bugis Air Base in Malang (repatriated 18 September 1945). Most aircraft were destroyed in military conflicts between the Netherlands and the newly proclaimed Republic of Indonesia during the Indonesian National Revolution of 1945–1949.
Bomber aircraft
Tupolev Tu-16 Tu-16 Badger E.jpg Tu-16KS1  Soviet Union Jet Strategic bomber 26 26 Tu-16KS-1 acquired in 1961. Used during the preparation of Operation Trikora in 1962, being the capture of Western New Guinea from the Netherlands (now Papua and Papua Barat). They were also planned to be used for attacking the Colossus class aircraft carrier, HNLMS Karel Doorman. All were based at Iswahjudi Air Force Base, Madiun, East Java, and were grounded in 1969. Removed from service in 1970.
Ilyushin Il-28 038 Harbin H-5 PLAAF (3223304620).jpg unknown  Soviet Union Jet Strategic bomber 12 The Indonesian Air Force received 12 Il-28s acquired in 1961. Aircraft were used during Operation Trikora in 1962 (the handover of Western New Guinea to Indonesia from the Netherlands). All of the aircraft were grounded in 1969 and retired in 1970.

Indonesian Navy also received 30 Il-28T and 6 Il-28U

Tupolev Tu-2 Tu-2.jpg unknown  Soviet Union Propeller Medium bomber unknown
North American B-25 Mitchell M-458 NA B-25 Mitchell Indonesian Airforce (7168661149).jpg B25-C  United States Propeller Medium bomber 42 Donated by the Dutch after the Indonesian National Revolution, the last example retired in 1979.
Douglas A-26 Invader A-26A 609SOS near NKP 1969.jpg A-26B  United States Propeller Light bomber 6 In 1959, the government purchased six aircraft at Davis-Monthan AFB, which were ferried to Indonesia during mid-1960. Utilized in a number of actions against rebels in various areas, these aircraft would go on to long follow-up careers. The last operational flights of three final survivors was in 1976, supporting the Indonesian invasion of East Timor. In 1977, the last two flying aircraft were retired.
Mitsubishi Ki-51 Mitsubishi Ki-51-1.jpg Ki-51  Japan Propeller Light bomber 18 In 1945, Indonesian People's Security Force (IPSF) (Indonesian anti-Dutch Militia) captured a small number of aircraft at numerous Japanese air bases, including Bugis Air Base in Malang (repatriated 18 September 1945). Most aircraft were destroyed in military conflicts between the Netherlands and the newly proclaimed-Republic of Indonesia during the Indonesian National Revolution of 1945-1949. With 2 units of Yokosuka K5Y "Cureng", one surviving Mitsubishi Ki-51 "Guntei" also involved in bombing operation against Dutch in July 29, 1947.
Mitsubishi G3M G3M-37.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Medium bomber 6 Captured by Indonesian pro-Independence militia during the Indonesian National Revolution.
Mitsubishi G4M G4M-50s.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Medium bomber 5 Captured by Indonesian pro-Independence militia during the Indonesian National Revolution.
Mitsubishi Ki-21 Ki-21 97juubaku b.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Medium bomber 5 Captured by Indonesian pro-Independence militia during the Indonesian National Revolution.
Mitsubishi Ki-30 Mitsubishi Ki 30.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Light bomber 8 Captured by Indonesian pro-Independence militia during the Indonesian National Revolution.
Mitsubishi Ki-67 Mitsubishi Ki-67-2.jpg Unknown  Japan Propeller Heavy bomber 15 Captured by Indonesian pro-Independence militia during the Indonesian National Revolution.
Nakajima Ki-49 Ki-49.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Heavy bomber 8 Ex-Japanese Aircraft were operated by Indonesian guerilla forces after the war.
Transport aircraft
Fokker F27 Busy Bee F-27 LN-AKB.jpg F27-400  Netherlands Propeller Transport aircraft 3[17] All three F-27s had crashed - on August 14, 1986, a F-27 T-2702 crashed in Garut, Central Java, killing eight on board.[55] Then a F-27 A-2703 slammed into a hangar in a landing attempt in Husein Sastranegara Airport, Bandung on April 6, 2009, killing all 24 people on board. The third and last F-27 A-2708 crashed into a housing complex on 21 June 2012 in Jakarta, killing 11 people, all 7 crew and four civilians on the ground.[56][57][58]
Boeing 707 Bouraq Indonesia Airlines Boeing 707-121(B) Green.jpg Boeing 707-3M1C  United States Jet VIP Transport 1 The aircraft was originally operated by Pelita Air Service. It was donated to the Air Force in the early 1990s. It was placed in the 17th VIP/VVIP Squadron based at Halim Perdanakusuma AFB. Retired in the early 2000s.[59]
Lockheed JetStar Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar USAF.jpg JetStar II  United States Jet VIP Transport 3 Donated by the American government in 1961. The aircraft were named Saptamarga, Irian and Pancasila resperctively. It was operated under the 17th VIP/VVIP Squadron based at Halim Perdanakusuma AFB, while for maintenance performed by Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF). The aircraft was owned by the State Secretariat of the Republic of Indonesia. Currently one of the aircraft became a collection of Dirgantara Museum in Yogyakarta.[60]
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Douglas c47-a skytrain n1944a cotswoldairshow 2010 arp.jpg C-47
AC-47
 United States Propeller Transport aircraft
Gunship
unknown C-47 Dakota RI-001 Seulawah was bought by the Acehnese in 1948 and flown between Java and Sumatra. After the war of independence in 1949 some C-47s were transferred from the Royal Netherlands East Indies Air Force and later ex-RAAF C-47s were received as foreign aid. During the Indonesian invasion of East Timor two C-47s were converted to Gunships with three M2 Browning machine guns.
Consolidated PBY Catalina Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina in flight c1942.jpg PBY-5A  United States Propeller Transport aircraft
Search-and-rescue seaplane
unknown
Ilyushin Il-14 Ilyushin.Avia Av-14T OK-LCA LBG 29.05.57 edited-2.jpg Il-14  Soviet Union Propeller Transport aircraft 22 22 were delivered from 1957 and withdrawn by 1975.
Antonov An-12 001 An-12, Malmo Airport, Sweden.jpg unknown  Soviet Union Propeller Transport aircraft unknown Retired in 1970.
Grumman HU-16 Albatross Hu16-N3HU-071022-13-12.jpg HU-16C  United States Propeller Transport aircraft
Search-and-rescue seaplane
unknown
Training aircraft
BAE Hawk Hawk Mk-53 Tni-AU.jpg Hawk Mk-53  United Kingdom Jet Training aircraft 20 Eight ordered 4 April 1978, with five more ordered in May 1981, a further three in October 1981 and four in November 1982, giving a total of 20 delivered between 1980 and 1984. Five repurchased by BAE Systems in 1999. Used by the 15th Air Squadron/Wing 3 based at Iswahjudi Air Force Base, Madiun. Hawk 53, 15th Air Squadron Hawks were retired in March 2015, replaced by T-50 Golden Eagles.
Lockheed T-33 RSAF T-33 Shooting Star.jpg T-33A  United States Jet Training aircraft 19 Donated by the RAAF from 1973–1975. All retired.
North American T-6 Texan AT-6C Texans in flight 1943.jpg unknown  United States Propeller Training aircraft unknown Donated by the Dutch after the Indonesian National Revolution.
Yokosuka K5Y 93siki-suijou-chuukan-rensyuuki.jpg unknown  Japan Propeller Training aircraft 23 Indonesian People's Security Force (the precursor of Indonesian Air Force) operated derelict aircraft against Dutch colonial rule. On July 29, 1947, Indonesia using 2 units of Yokosuka K5Y (Called "Cureng/Churen" by Indonesian fighters) with one "Guntei Bomber" (Mitsubishi Ki-51 from Maguwo Air Force Base, Yogyakarta for bombing Dutch strategic positions in Ambarawa, Salatiga and Semarang. On its original plan, Nakajima Ki-43"Hayabusa" also planned to be involved too in this operation, but cancelled as the aircraft suffered technical difficulties. It is currently on display at Jakarta.
Helicopter
Sikorsky H-34 Sikorsky S-58 landing (cropped).jpg S-58T  United States Helicopter Utility helicopter unknown
Mil Mi-4 Mi-4-JH01.jpg unknown  Soviet Union Helicopter Transport helicopter unknown [61]
Mil Mi-6 Mil Mi-6 CCCP-06174 LEB 19.06.65 edited-3.jpg unknown  Soviet Union Helicopter Transport helicopter unknown [62]
Mil Mi-1 Mi-1.jpg unknown  Soviet Union Helicopter Utility helicopter unknown
Bell 47 Bell 47-OH-13 inflight bw.jpg H-13 Sioux  United States Helicopter Light observation helicopter unknown

Munitions[edit]

Aircraft missiles, rockets and bombs[edit]

Model Image Type Version Origin Details
Air-to-air missile (AAM)
AA-2 Atoll K-13 (AA-2 'Atoll').jpg Short-range air-to-air missile Unknown  Russia
AA-10 Alamo R-27 T 3D.jpg Medium-range, air-to-air tactical missile Unknown  Russia Used on Su-27 and Su-30
AA-11 Archer R-73 NTW - 94.jpg Short-range air-to-air missile R-73M1
R-73M2
 Russia Used on Su-27 and Su-30[63]
AA-12 Adder Vympel-R-77-maks2009.jpg Medium-Range Active-Radar Homing Air-to-Air Missile RVV-AE  Russia Used on Su-27 and Su-30[64][65][66]
AIM-9 Sidewinder Sidewider missile 20040710 145400 1.4.jpg Short-range air-to-air missile AIM-9P4
AIM-9X Block II [67]
 United States Used on F-5E/F, F-16A/B/C/D and BaE Hawk 53/109/209
AIM-120 AMRAAM Aim 120 amraam missile 20040710 145603 1.4.jpg Advanced Medium-range- active radar homing- air-to-air missile AIM-120 C-7 [68]  United States Used on F-16C/D Block 52 ID [69]
MAA-1 Piranha Short-range air-to-air missile MAA-1A Piranha  Brazil Used on Super Tucano[70]
Air-to-surface missile (ASM)
AS-14 Kedge Kh-29L (1).jpg Air-to-surface missile Unknown  Russia Used on Su-27 and Su-30[64]
AS-17 Krypton Russian missile -MAKS Airshow 2003.JPG Medium-range air-to-surface missile Kh-31A
Kh-31P
 Russia Used on Su-30[64]
AS-13 Kingbolt Х-59МЭ.JPG Air-to-surface missile Unknown  Russia Used on Su-30[64]
AGM-65 Maverick A-10 firing AGM-65.JPEG Air-to-surface missile AGM-65B
AGM-65D
AGM-65G
AGM-65K2
 United States Used on F-16A/B Block 15 OCU,F-16C/D Block 52 ID and Hawk 209
Rocket
S-8 S-8 KOM 80 mm rocket.jpg Rocket Unknown  Russia [71]
Hydra 70 AGM-114 and Hydra 70.jpeg Rocket Unknown  United States [72]
Bomb and Aerial torpedo
Mark 81 Mark 81 bombs.jpg Low-drag general purpose bomb Unknown  United States
Mark 82 Mk-82 xxl.jpg Low-drag general purpose bomb Unknown  United States Used on F-16, Hawk 209 and KAI T-50[73]
Mark 46 MK46 torpedo launch.jpg Lightweight antisubmarine torpedo Mark 46 Mod.1  United States Used on CN-235 MPA
BT-250 Low-drag general purpose bomb Unknown  Indonesia Indonesian-made bomb based on the Mark 81[74]
BT-500 Low-drag general purpose bomb Unknown  Indonesia Indonesian-made bomb based on the Mark 82
OFAB-100-120 OFAB100-120.svg High explosive fragmentation bomb Unknown  Russia [75]
OFAB 250-270 High explosive fragmentation bomb Unknown  Russia [76]
P-100 High explosive fragmentation bomb P-100
P100L
 Indonesia [77]

Weapons[edit]

Air Defence Systems[edit]

Model Image Origin Type Quantity Notes
Surface-to-air missile (SAM)
NASAMS Norwegian Advanced Surface to Air Missile System.jpg  Norway HIMAD 1[78] One system equipped with AIM-120 AMRAAM missile are on order at a cost of approximately 101 million USD[79]

The contract comprise delivery of a complete NASAMS system with command posts, radars, launchers, radios and integration, and training and logistics support.

Some sources believes Indonesia buy the NASAMS 2 version.

QW-3  China SHORAD unknown Several batteries of QianWei-3 missiles have been acquired as part of TD2000B Air Defence System. Equipped with SR-74 radar, command vehicle, and 57mm AA gun.
Chiron  South Korea MANPADS unknown Indonesian Air Force acquired and operated Chirons since 2014 which was integrated with Oerlikon Skyshield 35 mm anti-aircraft gun system.
Anti-aircraft gun
AZP S-60 S-60.jpg  Soviet Union 57 mm anti-aircraft gun 256 Some guns have been integrated with anti aircraft missile, searching radar and automatic fire control system TD2000B from China, Rapier Surveillance Radar, or AN/UPS-3 TDAR
Skyshield Skyshield AA.jpg   Switzerland 35 mm autocannon 8 Indonesia operates Mk2 Variant. Six Systems ordered in 2012 arrived in 2014-2015, and two more in 2014 arrived in 2015. Currently based at Supadio AFB at Pontianak, West Kalimantan. Roesmin Nurjadin AFB at Pekanbaru, and Suryadarma AFB at Subang

Air Force Chief of Staff Hadi Tjahjanto said TNI-AU is planning to acquire 11 cannon PSU (Penangkis Serangan Udara) which will be acquired from Rheinmetall Air Defence AG (Swiss)[80]

Zastava M55 M55,with SA2.JPG  Yugoslavia 20 mm Anti-Aircraft Triple Autocannon unknown Originally ordered in the 1960s.

Firearms[edit]

Model Image Calibre Type Origin Version Details
Pistols
Hi-Power High power Inglis (6971784217).jpg 9×19mm Semi-automatic pistol  United States
 Indonesia
Pindad P1
Pindad P2
Standard issue sidearms.
Glock GLOCK 19.JPG 9×19mm Semi-automatic pistol  Austria Glock 17
Glock 19
Standard issue sidearms.
P226 SIGSauerP226.JPG 9×19mm Semi-automatic pistol   Switzerland P226
P228
Used by Paskhas.
Shotguns
M3 Benelli M3 Super 90.jpg 12 gauge Combat shotgun  Italy M3T Standard issue sidearms.
Submachine guns
MP5 MP5.jpg 9×19mm Submachine guns  Germany MP5 Used by Paskhas.
Škorpion Submachine gun vz61.jpg .32 ACP Submachine guns  Czechoslovakia vz. 61 Limited service. All remaining vz. 61 in service are to be replaced by the MP5.
Uzi Uzi 1.jpg 9×19mm Submachine guns  Israel Micro Uzi Used by Paskhas.
Assault rifle
G3 DCB Shooting G3 pictures.jpg 7.62×51mm Battle rifle  Germany G3 Paskhas used the G3 as their standard weapon along with AK-47since the early 60's during Operation Trikora campaign in Western New Guinea conflict. It was replaced by the Colt M16A3. The G3 is now only used in reserve and training units.[81]
SS1 SS1-V1.jpg 5.56×45mm Assault rifle  Indonesia SS1-V1
SS1-V2
SS1-V3
SS1-V4
Standard issued sidearm. All remaining SS1 in service are to be replaced by the newer SS2.
SS2 SS2-V1 ID2008.jpg 5.56×45mm Assault rifle  Indonesia SS2-V1
SS2-V2
SS2-V4
Standard issued sidearm. Gradually replacing the obsolete SS1. SS2-V4 variants are used by Paskhas.
SAR 21 SAR 21 RCF module.jpg 5.56×45mm Assault rifle  Singapore SAR 21 Used by Paskhas.
AK-47 AK-47 Assault Rifle.jpg 7.62×39mm Assault rifle  Soviet Union AK-47 Only used in reserve and training units
M16 M16A1 brimob.jpg 5.56×45mm Assault rifle  United States M16A1
M16A2
M16A3
M16A4
Standard issued sidearm. The M16A3 variants are used by Paskhas.
AUG AUG A1 508mm 04.jpg 5.56×45mm Assault rifle  Austria AUG A1
AUG A2
AUG A3
Standard issued sidearm.
M4 M4A1 ACOG.jpg 5.56×45mm Carbine  United States M4A1 Used by Paskhas.
Sniper Rifles
Hécate II PGM Hecate.jpg .50 BMG Anti-materiel rifle  France Hécate II Used by Paskhas.[82]
SPR SPR-2-alt.jpg .50 BMG
7.62×51mm
Anti-materiel rifle
Sniper rifle
 Indonesia SPR-1
SPR-2
SPR-3
Standard issued sidearm.
NTW-2 Denel-ntw20.jpg 20×82mm Anti-materiel rifle  South Africa NTW-20 Used by Paskhas.
AW50 Weapons Company, Australian Army participate in bilateral live-fire training 150524-M-EB365-056.jpg .50 BMG Anti-materiel rifle  United Kingdom AW50 Used by Paskhas.
Machine Guns
M60 M60GPMG.jpeg 7.62×51mm General-purpose machine gun  United States unknown Standard issued sidearm.[83]
MAG FN MAG.jpg 7.62×51mm General-purpose machine gun  Belgium
 Indonesia
SPM2 GPMG Standard issued sidearm. Also used by Paskhas. Locally produced as the Pindad SPM2 GPMG
Minimi M249 FN MINIMI DA-SC-85-11586 c1.jpg 5.56×45mm Light machine gun  Belgium
 Indonesia
SM2 Standard issued sidearm. Locally produced as the Pindad SM2
DShK Doushka desert.jpg 12.7×108mm Heavy machine gun  Soviet Union DShK Standard issued sidearm.
M2 M2 Browning, Musée de l'Armée.jpg .50 BMG Heavy machine gun  United States M2HB Standard issued sidearm.
Grenade-based weapons
M203 M203 1.jpg 40×46mm grenade Grenade launcher  United States
 Indonesia
M203A1
M203A2
SPG1
Fitted on M16 and SS1 & SS2 rifles. Locally produced as the Pindad SPG1

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Former USAF F-16C/D Block 25 Upgraded to Block 52D model, locally designated as F-16C/D 52ID
  2. ^ 3 write-off out of 12 F-16A/B Blk 15 OCU TS-1601/1604 delivered under Peace Bima-Sena I program.
  3. ^ 1 write-off, 6 to be delivered end-2017 of 24 F-16C/D Blk 25 OCU TS-1620/43 under Peace Bima-Sena II program.

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