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National scene: Indonesian Navy to use Chinese missiles

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Tue, September 27 2011   /  08:00 am

JAKARTA: The Indonesian Navy has decided to install C 705 missiles, which will be jointly produced by Indonesia and China, in its fast missile boats, an official says.

“Sastind will provide the technology,” Defense Ministry secretary-general Vice Marshal Eris Haryanto said on Monday as quoted by kompas.com.

Sastind is a China-based defense industry started cooperation with the Directorate General of Defense Capabilities on March 22.

Eris said that the C 705 missiles could reach a range of 110 to 120 kilometers and were for surface targets.

Currently, the Defense Ministry is working on a technology transfer plan, as well as discussing the 2014 target to implement the 1,000 missiles RHan 122 program, which is also related to the technology....