A version of this article appears in the September 1 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology. The Indonesian military has been on a buying spree that is likely to hold steady for the next decade, according to the country’s outgoing defense minister. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, who became defense minister in 2009, is the longest-serving cabinet minister in the government of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. But his term is about to end. Indonesia held its presidential elections on ...


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