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House says TNI’s priorities wrong in Leopard tank procurement

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, January 18 2012 | 09:36 am

PREMIUM Lawmakers from the House of Representatives’ Commission I overseeing defense said that the TNI had lost its focus in the country’s defense strategy by planning to spend lavishly on main battle tanks for the army and spending too little on the navy and air force.

Long considered obsolete, the country’s weapons systems will see a major refurbishment after Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgi...