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Military Trends, Technology, and International Developments => Indonesia => Topic started by: adroth on April 02, 2018, 12:07:20 PM

Title: Insight into Indonesian fighter operating costs
Post by: adroth on April 02, 2018, 12:07:20 PM
Translation by one of our Indonesian DefensePH members.

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Source from current Indonesian Military chief, Air Marshall Hadi Tjahjato, Biography.

He said that SU-35 operating cost is USD 14,000 per hour, meanwhile SU-30/27 USD 7,000 per hour and F-16 is USD 3,000 per hour.

In conclusion, F-16 roled as main workhorse however Sukhoi roled as detterent and superiority power.

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