PINDAD DELIVERS 40 UNITS OF 6x6 ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Bandung, August 2009
Following up first phase delivery of 20 units 6x6 Armoured Personnel Carriers to the Department of Defense in February 2009, PINDAD witnessed by the President of Republic of Indonesia, again delivered 40 units of 6x6 Armoured Personnel Carriers to the Department of Defense of Republic of Indonesia on July 10, 2009.
The vehicles which were the second phase of delivery were then submitted to the Commander in Chied of Indonesian Armed Forces, Djoko Santoso and Head of Staf of Indonesian Army, Agustadi Sasongko Purnomo.
In order to support the autonomy of production of military weaponry system, the Government represented by the Department of Defense in June 2009 giving credence to PT. PINDAD to produce 150 units of 6x6 Armoured Personnel Carrier and 4 units of 4x4 Forward Observer Vehicle with the following detail:
116 units of APC type, 3 units of Ambulance type, 6 units of Logistic type, 4 units of Recovery type, 6 units of Mortar type, 4 units of Observer type, and 15 units of Commando type.
As agreed between PINDAD and the government, all orders of 154 units must be completed in 2010 to come.
The ceremony of vehicle delivery to the government on July 10, 2009, is an essential moment for PT. PINDAD in increasing trust. Assurance and confidence of the nation in supporting the autonomy of producing military weaponry system. Along with the increase of experience and trust given by the government,we are confident that PT. PINDAD will be able to meet all the military weaponry system required by Indonesian Armend Forces and Police Department.
PT. PINDAD continually improving its professionalism and product quality.
PT. PINDAD hoping the government, ie. Department of Defense, Armed Forces and Police Department Headquarters to empower PT. PINDAD as maximum as possible in meeting the required military weaponry system. This will not only be influencial to develop and maintain human resources quality, but also keep the existance of PT. PINDAD