Indonesian Arme need 119 combat vehicles Panser Anoa and tactical Komodo PT Pindad to support operations in the field.
It is said Paskhas Corps Commander Air Force, Air Marshal TNI Adrian Young Wattimena on the sidelines of his visit to the region Pindad Bandung, Thursday (28/5).
Type of combat vehicle that is required is Panzer Anoa and Rantis Komodo. In addition to transport personnel, Anoa desired variants that have specifications is reconnaissance, recovery, ambulance, to logistics.
Of the needs of 119 units, all of whom were evenly split for Anoa and tactical vehicle types such as Komodo. During this time, Paskhas meet these needs from abroad.
The Komodo is a 4×4 tactical vehicle developed and produced by Pindad. The vehicle was developed after Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono made a visit to Pindad’s main office and asked them to create an indigenous tactical vehicle in order to serve the needs of the Indonesian police and military as an alternative to other 4×4 tactical vehicles such as the Humvee as a personal challenge to the company.
The Anoa is a 6×6 armoured personnel carrier developed by PT Pindad of Indonesia. The vehicle is named after the Anoa, which is a type of buffalo indigenous to Indonesia. The prototype was first unveiled at the 61st anniversary of TNI on October 5, 2006 in TNI HQ at Cilangkap, east of capital Jakarta. The Anoa resembles the French VAB, which is also in service with Indonesia.