Gripen, Sukhoi among shortlisted fighters for Indonesian air force

Indonesia is considering Russia’s Sukhoi Su-35 fighter and Swedish SAAB JAS 39 Gripen, American F-15 Eagle and saab_jas39_gripenF-16 Fighting Falcon, as a replacement for its Air Force’s aging jet fighters, the country’s defense minister said.

The Indonesian Defense Ministry wants to buy 16 new fighter jets between 2015 and 2020 to replace the F-5, which has been in service for three decades.

Source: Novosti

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