25 Agustus 2016

ALIT China Tawarkan Loitering Attack Munition

25 Agustus 2016

Presentasi ALIT di PussenArmed TNI (photo : PussenArmed)

Presentasi Network - Loitering Attack Weapon Systems (NLAWS) Produk Aerospace Long- March International Trade Co Ltd (ALIT) China

Pussenarmed - Senin, 15 Agustus 2016 dilaksanakan Presentasi Network-Loitering Attack Weapon System (NLAWS) Produk Aerospace Long-March International Trade Co LTD (ALIT) China yang diajukan oleh PT Global Difens Mandiri bertempat di Aula Mapussenarmed. 

Acara tersebut dipimpin oleh Danpussenarmed Kodiklat TNI AD Brigjen TNI Yudi Satriyono, S.H. dan dihadiri oleh Wadanpussenarmed Kodiklat TNI AD, Paban III/Litbang Srenum, Danpusdikarmed Pussenarmed, Sekretaris Pussenarmed, Paban III/Pamad Spamad, Paban III/Bindok Sopsad, Paban III/Alpal Slogad, Paban II/Ren Progar Srenad, Paban III/Litbang Asro Srenad, 

Para Dirbin Pussenarmed, Para Pameh Ahli dan Pamen Sus Pussenarmed, Para Kabag Pussenarmed serta Direktur dan Staf PT. Global Difens Mandiri.


Vietnam to Upgrade Strela-10M System

25 Agustus 2016

Strela A-10M of the Vietnamese Army (photos : Soha)

For missile S-300 long-range combat assured, Vietnam has actively upgrading Strela-10M system to ensure the best combat readiness.

According to the Institute for International Peace Studies Stockholm (SIPRI), the Soviet Union aid to Vietnam systems Strela-10M . And this weapon is used to protect the anti-aircraft missile complexes S-300 long-range in Vietnam.

However, due to a long operating time should these systems need to be repaired and upgraded. Instead of having transported overseas, the current defense industry Vietnam fully qualified to perform the services.

Strela-10M is a combination of low-altitude air defense missile control optical / infrared with high maneuverability. In Vietnam it is designated as a low-range missiles A-89.

The combination of price rocket launch pad block weaponry radar and optical devices placed on amphibious chassis MT-LB light, capable and highly mobile field Vietnam. Reserve journey according to the combination of fuel is 500 km on asphalt.

Strela-10M Each vehicle carries four 9M37 missiles (9M37M) has an effective range of up to 5,000 m altitude range 25-3500 m, located in the storage tube discharge tube cum ready to shoot mode.

In addition, there are more 4-8 other ammunition stockpile belongs and only takes 3 minutes to re-loaded. The 9M37 missile is guided to the target by homing mode in channel 2: Infrared and Optical, lets shoot targets "invisibility" of heat as well as "invisible" on radio.

Strela-10M air defence system (russiadefence)

Combination can kill all kinds of low-flying targets and small area of ​​radar reflectivity at speeds up to 517 m flying towards / s (when fired pick) and airspeed overlooking 415 m / s (when shooting chase ) as fighters, helicopters, cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV),

Strela-10M has participated in the Gulf War (1991) and the Kosovo War (1999) with quite good performance fighter, shot down on the spot and wounded many Allied aircraft (and allied NATO), the most is to search and destroy aircraft A-10 Thunderbolt increase.


Ukraine Sent the First Batch of New BTR-4M to Indonesia

25 Agustus 2016

First batch of BTR-4m of Korps Marinir (all photos : Yörük Işık)

Ukraine Sent the First Batch of new BTR-4M Wheeled Armoured Vehicles to Indonesia

The Ukrainian Defense company has sent the first batch of new BTR-4M wheeled armoured vehicles for Indonesian Marine.

The vessel Texel with Ukrainian  BTR-4M wheeled armoured vehicles was spotted by Yörük Işık during the transit of Bosphorus. Earlier «Ukroboronprom» won the bids of the Indonesian Defense Ministry for the wheeled armored vehicles.

Indonesia’s needs for wheeled armoured personnel carriers are a total of 55 units. The armored vehicles are for the Marines, to replace the aging Indonesian BTR-50.

The new version of BTR-4M have Deutz engine and received the upgrade package giving it fully amphibious capabilities. The new armoured amphibious vehicle can swim at sea  and negotiate inland water obstacles without any configuration changes.

The Delegation of the Naval Forces of Indonesia, together with representatives of  Indonesian Marine Corps has successfully completed a live firing test programme for its new BTR-4M infantry fighting vehicle in Ukraine in June 2016.

(Defence Blog)

24 Agustus 2016

Indonesia Acquires Chinese-Developed CIWS for Another Kapitan Pattimura-class Corvette

24 Agustus 2016

Indonesia has selected the Type 730 close-in weapon system for a second Kapitan Pattimura corvette. KRI Silas Papare that will be receiving the Type 730 CIWS in 2017. Similar to KRI Sultan Thaha 376. (photo : harianrakyatbengkulu)

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has signed a contract for a single Type 730 close-in weapon system (CIWS) from China North Industries (NORINCO), sources at the TNI-AL's headquarters in Cilangkap, Jakarta, confirmed with IHS Jane's on 23 August.

The system will be installed onboard the service's Kapitan Pattimura (Parchim I)-class corvette, KRI Silas Papare (386), and replace the ship's 30 mm gun located in the forward section.

Upon successful installation, Silas Papare will be the second known ship in the class to operate the Chinese-developed CIWS. Sister ship KRI Sultan Thaha Syaifuddin (376) conducted successful test firings of the system with live rounds against radar-reflective seaborne and tethered airborne naval gunnery targets in August 2015.

The Type 730 CIWS is a radar-guided seven-barrelled Gatling gun-style system that provides a defensive capability against incoming precision guided munitions and aircraft. Variants of the weapon are in service with a number of People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessels such as the Type 051C Luzhou-class and Type 052B Luyang I-class destroyers.

The Type 730 CIWS has also been selected for the TNI-AL's first two of three KCR-60M-class missile attack craft.

Indonesian state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL will work with NORINCO in Surabaya to install the system onboard Silas Papare in 2017.


SKYKEEPER : Modern Air Modern and Control TNI AU

24 Agustus 2016

Sistem Skykeeper (photo : TRS)

Skykeeper adalah salah satu lini produk dari Thales Raytheon System (TRS) untuk Air Control and Command System (ACCS)  Center dan dalam hal ini digunakan oleh Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara (TNI-AU) untuk pemantauan Objek udara di wilayah NKRI dan sekitar-nya. Skykeeper mulai digunakan oleh TNI-AU pada sekitar tahun 2007 silam. 

Skykeeper sendiri merupakan nama software yang dikembangkan dalam platform Unix dan berjalan di SUN Solaris OS. Pada pengembangannya Skykeeper sendiri telah dapat berjalan di platform Windows dengan nama Skyview.


Skykeeper: Air Command and Control

The ThalesRaytheonSystems' Skykeeper solution is designed to meet the need to deploy a system of systems in modern air operations. Skykeeper consists of field-proven Air Command and Control software products, and meets the latest requirements for extended Air Defense, joint operations coordination, training, simulation and exercises.

A system integration expertise:
Skykeeper is the result of more than 30 years of expertise in:

Sensor integration
Integration of communication networks
Interoperability with adjacent/ external centers and systems
Retrofit/ upgrade of existing infrastructures
Weapons systems connectivity

Scalable to customer’s requirements :
Skykeeper is expandable from standard off-the-shelf systems to fully tailored systems:

Fixed and deployable centers
Regional, national, multinational configurations
High-performance functions suitable for new needs :
The real time and non-real time Skykeeper functions are mainly...

Planning, targeting, tasking
Decision aids for mission monitoring
- sensor management
- multi-sensor tracking
- identification
Threat assessment
Airspace management: ACO
Force management: ATO
Air mission control:
- weapon assignment
- fighter intercept control
Air traffic control:
- flight plan management
- track-flight plan correlation
Air operations resource managementExtended Air Defence
Tactical ballistic missiles:
- trajectory prediction
- impact area prediction
- launch point estimation
Training and simulation
Support functions:
- system monitoring and control
- data recording and replay
- data links: X25, HDLC, specific protocols Link16, Link11, Link1, etc.

State of the art features:
Skykeeper is based on an open architecture, including COTS hardware and software. Main features are the following:

Hot stand-by, reconfiguration
Object- Oriented Development:
- UML design
- object-oriented middleware
- design pattern (proxy- server architecture, Corba)
Integration of Intranet / Internet technologies (Java, HTML)
Integration of office tools
Portability of applications:
- Unix, Linux, Windows NT
- workstations, multiprocessor servers, PC
Logistic support:
- documentation, training, maintenance and repair service, technical assistance
ISO 9001 and AQAP 110


FA50PH Grounded after Clark Bird Strike

24 Agustus 2016

FA-50PH Golden Eagle (photo : rodd929)

ONE of the two brand new South Korean-made FA50 “Golden Eagle” lead-in fighter jet platforms of the Philippine Air Force was rendered non-operational after its engine was hit and totally destroyed by a “bird strike.”

“It’s true, one of our FA50 had a bird strike and was grounded because its engine was totally destroyed. I just don’t know if it was only one or both engines,” a former officer of PAF who asked not to be identified told the Manila Standard.

The Manila Standard tried but failed to get an immediate comment from PAF spokesman Colonel Araus Robert Musico and learned that the incident was not reported.

According to the source, the bird strike hit the FA50 jet at the PAF’s runaway at Clark Airfield in Pampanga sometime in March.

“As of now, only one of the FA50s is able to fly because the engine of the damaged jet has not been replaced,” the source said.

In November 2015, the first batch of two of 12 FA50s ordered from the Korean Aerospace Inc. was delivered to PAF. Two more are set to arrive before the end of 2016 and the rest until 2017.

The supersonic lead-jet fighters that are yet to be armed with missiles were bought by the government with a total amount of P18.9 billion.

During the election campaign, President Rodrigo Duterte had criticized the procurement of the lead-in jets as a “waste of money.”

At present, Duterte has prioritized the procurement of naval fast-craft and high-speed combat helicopters to first address the internal security operations especially in Mindanao where kidnapping remains a problem.

But Duterte has promised to continue modernization efforts being started by the previous administration.


23 Agustus 2016

Anggaran Dipangkas, Kemenhan Tunda Sejumlah Pembaruan Alutsista

23 Agustus 2016

Pemangkasan anggaran menghambat rencana akuisisi untuk modernisasi alutsista (photo : Pavel Adzhigildaev)

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Kementerian Pertahanan menunda dan menghapus sejumlah program pertahanan negara. 

Keputusan itu terpaksa diambil seiring kebijakan pemangkasan anggaran yang diinisiasi pemerintah.  

Menteri Pertahanan Ryamizard Ryacudu mengatakan penundaan program termasuk pada pembaruan alat utama sistem pertahanan (Alutsista).

"Ya kena semua. Setelah periode pertama dikurangi Rp 2,8 triliun, kemudian periode pemotongan kedua kemarin, akhirnya kami menunda beberapa pembaruan alutsista," ujar Ryamizard saat ditemui di silang Monas, Jakarta Pusat, Selasa (23/8/2016).

Ryamizard menjelaskan, akibat pemangkasan anggaran tersebut, Kemenhan harus melakukan beberapa penghematan.

Menurut mantan KSAD itu, pemangkasan anggaran bukan membatalkan pembelian alutsista tapi menunda.

"Bukan tidak beli, tapi ya harus kami tunda pada periode berikutnya. Mudah-mudahan ekonomi membaik nanti kami benahi lagi," ungkapnya.

Ryamizard pun menegaskan bahwa Kemenhan sudah membuat skala prioritas pasca-pemangkasan anggaran. Dan yang paling diprioritaskan saat ini adalah kesejahteraan prajurit.

Menurutnya, hal itu tidak bisa diganggu gugat karena sangat berpengaruh pada keamanan negara. 

"Yang penting kesejahteraan masyarakat. Tentara kan juga masyarakat dan bekerja untuk masyarakat kan. Jadi itu yang prioritas," kata Ryamizard.

Program Prioritas TNI AD

Pasukan Para Raider Yonif 330 Kostrad (photo : Liputan6)

Sementara itu Kepala Staf TNI Angkatan Darat (KASAD) Jenderal TNI Mulyono pernah mengatakan, salah satu program priotitas TNI AD pada 2016 adalah memperkuat pertahanan di daerah perbatasan.

Upaya tersebut dilakukan melalui rencana memodernisasi alat utama sistem persenjataan (Alutsista). Menurutnya, program pembaruan alutsista tersebut dilakukan untuk mendukung kinerja prajurit yang berada di perbatasan.

"Prioritas kami saat ini memperbarui alutsista agar semua prajurit di perbatasan lebih kuat. Karena memang prioritas kami saat ini adalah memperkuat perbatasan," ujar Mulyono saat ditemui di Balai Kartini, Jakarta Selatan, Rabu (10/8/2016).

Mulyono menuturkan ada empat titik prioritas dimana para prajurit perlu penambahan dan pembaruan alutsista. Empat titik tersebut yakni, Natuna, Morotai di Maluku Utara, Biak di Papua dan Selaru di Maluku bagian selatan.

Dia mengatakan empat wilayah tersebut menjadi salah satu titik rawan karena berbatasan langsung dengan laut lepas dan negara tetangga. Pembaruan alutsista ini juga berkorelasi dengan beberapa isu yang menjadi perhatian TNI AD.

Setidaknya ada beberapa isu penting antara lain persoalan Laut Cina Selatan, penculikan yang dilakukan oleh kelompok Abu Sayyaf dan perdagangan narkotika lintas negara.

"Sekarang ini, modernisasi alutsista saya sedang prioritaskan untuk Kopassus dan batalyon Raider. Prioritas untuk memenuhi kebutuhan perlengkapan mereka. Terutama untuk batalyon Raider yang di perbatasan. Itu semua akan dilengkapi sarana dan prasarananya," ungkap Mulyono.