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Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop JV Primes on Proposed $1.4B Indonesia Apache Sale

Indonesia has submitted a $1.42 billion foreign military sales proposal to the U.S. government, asking to purchase 8 Apache helicopters, equipment and related support services.

According to the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency, prime contractors are:

These firms are also primes on a proposed $3 billion Apache sale to Qatar.

In its notification to Congress, the agency said Indonesia will use the helicopters for border security, counterterrorism and counter-piracy operations, as well as to protect free flow of shipping through the Strait of Malacca.

If Congress approves the sale, the DSCA said five U.S. contractor representatives and three U.S. government representatives could be based in Indonesia full-time to provide equipment checkout, fielding and technical support.

The proposed sale also includes engines, night vision sensors, fire control radars containing electronics, radio frequency interferometers, missile warning systems, laser detecting sets, radar signal detecting sets, helmet and display sight systems, missile launchers and missiles.

Indonesia also requested to buy Friend or Foe transponders, guns and ammunition, communication equipment, tools and test equipment, training devices, simulators, generators, transportation, wheeled vehicles, organizational equipment, spare and repair parts, support equipment, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services.

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