Indonesian Air Force ordered RAT 31DL Air Defense Radar System

Italian defence group Leonardo released a statement that it had signed a contract with Indonesian company PT Len Industri (Persero) to provide an RAT 31DL/M long-range, 3D air-defence radar system for the Indonesian Air Force (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Udara: TNI-AU).

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The TNI-AU will operate the L-band, solid-state, phased array radar system to strengthen Indonesia’s air defences, said the company on 21 January.

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Leonardo said PT Len Industri will supply local components, infrastructure support, and expert radar maintenance, adding that “for this contract and future programmes in [the] country Leonardo and PT Len Industri plan a joint production of radars in Indonesia”.

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The Italian Leonardo Company has supplied RAT31 DL radar system to the Royal Thai Air Force and Bangladesh Air Force.

According to Leonardo, the RAT 31 DL/M, which has an effective range of more than 470 km, has already been acquired by the Austrian, German, and Italian air forces.

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