The Ministry of defence of Indonesia is currently considering the possibility of acquiring additional Russian Mi-17 helicopters, said to RIA Novosti, the Ambassador of Indonesia in Russia Mr. Mohammad Wahid Supriadi.
"The armed forces of Indonesia, also use 12 Russian Mi-17v5 helicopters and five Mi-35 helicopters. A proposal for the purchase of Mi-17v5 helicopters is currently under consideration in the Indonesian Ministry of defence," - said the Ambassador.
Deputy defense Minister of Russia Alexander Fomin at the meeting with the Minister of defence of Indonesia discussed the strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the defense sphere and military-technical cooperation, reported the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.
"Twenty-third of June 2020 took place the meeting of Deputy defense Minister Colonel-General Aleksandr Fomin with the Minister of defence of the Republic of Indonesia, a Prabowo Subianto. During the meeting the sides discussed issues of military and military-technical cooperation and expressed their determination to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in the defense sector", - stated in the message.