Saturday, January 28, 2012
Indonesia Exports Armored Vehicles to Malaysia
January 28 2012, Banjarmasin: Head of the Indonesian Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) Marzan A Iskandar said his agency in cooperation with weapons maker PT Pindad was ready to export armored vehicles to Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam.
"BPPT and PT Pindad are cooperating in the production of armored vehicles to be exported to Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam," Marzan said here on Friday.
He said that his side was also concentrating on modernizing the combat equipment of the Indonesian Army (TNI-AD) to replace its old equipment. The BPPT chief added that his agency had now almost finished 150 armored vehicles to replace the TNI-AD’s old combat equipment.
"Not only armored vehicles, the BPPT is now also able to produce explosive materials that can replace the imports."