The Indonesian Air Force prefers to assign 16 fighters to each combat squadron. So a contract signed on Feb. 14 for 11 Sukhoi Su-35s is likely to be followed by another for five more of the big Russian fighters within a few years. Beyond that, the country is in talks with Western manufacturers about a possible fighter order and is considering the Eurofighter Typhoon and Lockheed Martin F-16V, according to two industry sources in the country. The Saab Gripen and Dassault Rafale are also ...


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