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PT Pindad (Persero)
State-owned enterprise
IndustryDefense, Industrial
Founded1808 – As Artillerie Constructie Winkel (ACW)
HeadquartersHead Office : Jl. Gatot Subroto, No 517 Bandung 40285, Indonesia Ammunition Division : Turen, Malang
ProductsMilitary and Industrial products
RevenueIncrease Rp 2.02 trillion (2016)
Increase Rp 45.79 billion (2016)
Total assetsIncrease Rp 4.16 trillion (2016)
Total equityIncreaseRp 1.26 trillion (2016)
Number of employees
2,071 (2016)

PT Pindad (Persero), or commonly known as Pindad, is an Indonesian state-owned enterprise specialising in military and commercial products. Pindad provides the armaments and munitions (Alat Utama Sistem Senjata or Alutsista) for the Indonesian National Armed Forces and other agencies mainly to support defence and security of the Republic of Indonesia.

Aside from the defense industry, Pindad also produces several industrial products for other fields such as transportation and commercial explosives.[1] Pindad's activities are including cover design, development, engineering and fabrication as well as maintenance.[2]


In 1808, Governor-General Daendels ordered the establishment of workshops for materiel, munitions, and weaponry maintenance named Contructie Winkel (CW) in Surabaya, which acted as a precursor to the defense industry in Indonesia. He also instructed the establishment of an artillery workshop known as Proyektiel Fabriek (PF). The government further established naval materiel and explosives factory named Pyrotechnische Werkplaats (PW) in 1850. On January, 1st 1851, CW was renamed Artilerie Constructie Winkel.[3]

During the period 1923–1932, workshops in Surabaya were moved to Bandung and merged into single entity named Artilerie Inrichtingen (AI). During Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, ACW was renamed to be Dai Ichi Kozo (DIK). And afterward it was renamed to be Leger Productie Bedrijven (LPB).

On April 29, 1950, following the agreement on Dutch–Indonesian Round Table Conference, whereas Netherlands transferred sovereignty to United States of Indonesia. Netherlands also transferred LFB Dutch east indies government transferred LPB to United States of Indonesia. LFB renamed again to be Pabrik Senjata dan Mesiu (PSM) and its management is under Indonesian Army. And on 1958 PSM renamed again to Pabrik Alat Peralatan Angkatan Darat (Pindad). On 1983, Pindad is officially State-owned enterprise.[1]


Pindad has received awards for the creation of the Pindad SS1 & Pindad SS2 rifles that enabled the Indonesian Army to win at ASEAN Army Rifle Meet XVI contest in 2006[4], continuously for AARM 2008-2014, 2016 and 2017.

Known products[edit]

Harimau medium tank in celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of the Indonesian Military.
Pindad Anoa on display. Its AGL mount is publicly seen.
A Pindad Komodo at Indodefence 2012 with red and yellow markings, signifying a BRIMOB vehicle.
Pindad Badak with CMI Cockerill Mk3 90mm



Submachine Guns

Assault Rifles

Battle Rifles

Machine Guns

Sniper Rifles

Grenade Launchers



Armored Vehicles

Fire Support Vehicles

Medium Tank[edit]

Agricultural equipment[edit]

  • Rotary planter
  • Multicommodity combine harvester
  • Four-wheeled tractor

Heavy equipment[edit]

  • Excava 200 (excavator)[10]
  • PTM-90 (agricultural tractor)
  • PA-1800 (tiller/rotavator)
  • PP-160 (harvester)[11]


  1. ^ a b "sejarah".
  2. ^ Company Profile Of PT. Pindad (Persero)
  3. ^
  4. ^ "President Director of Pt. Pindad Received Honorable Medal of Achievement in Development From the President of Indonesia". PT Pindad. Retrieved 13 December 2008.
  5. ^ "Pindad P2".
  6. ^ "Pindad PS-01 Assault Pistol 5.56x21mm". The Firearm Blog. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Pindad G2".
  8. ^ a b c "Un repaso a las armas ligeras de Pindad" (in Spanish). ARMAS. Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2010.
  9. ^ "Pindad SPR".
  10. ^ "Kementerian PUPR pesan 500 excavator buatan Pindad". Antara News (in Indonesian). Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Alat dan Mesin Pertanian Buatan Indonesia - JakartaGreater". JakartaGreater. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.

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