Indonesia receives approval to buy F-15s

The US Government has cleared the way for Boeing to sell Indonesia F-15s. This follows hot on the heels of the news yesterday (February 10) that Indonesia is to buy Dassault Rafales.

 A Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announcement on February 10 stated that: “The Government of Indonesia has requested to buy up to thirty-six (36) F-15ID aircraft…” along with details of equipment and sensors for the F-15IDs as well spare parts, training and support. No mention is made of weapons for the aircraft in the list of equipment. Should the deal go-ahead as listed by DSCA the total value is estimated at $13.9bn.

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