Bandung, 12 April 2019 - Public Relations of PTDI
PTDI signed the Contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia to procure 1 (one) Super Puma NAS-332 C1+ Helicopter unit signed by the Commitment Making Officer, Defense Agency (Baranahan) Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia, TNI Brigadier Bambang Kusharto and Commercial Director PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) (PTDI), Irzal Rinaldi Zailani. The signing of the Sale and Purchase Contract was witnessed by the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia, TNI General Ryamizard Ryacudu and PTDI President Director, Elfien Goentoro.
The Contract of the Super Puma NAS-332 C1+ Helicopter between the Indonesian Ministry of Defense and PTDI for the Indonesian Air Force with the contract covering 1 (one) unit of the Helicopter also includes Training for Aviators and Technicians, Technical Publications and Parts.
Super Puma NAS-332 C1+ helicopter is a PTDI product that is equipped with Avionic Glass Cockpit, accompanied by AHRS optical sensor (Attitude Heading and Reference System), FMS (Flight Management System) technology, instruments used by pilots to arrange flight plans including the path that will be passed by the helicopter, SAR Direction Finder to capture ELT (Emergency Locator Transmitter) signals, NVG (Night Vision Goggle), Weather Radar and Emergency Floatation to make emergency landings on water. Super Puma NAS-332 C1+ helicopter is able to fly for 4 (four) hours with a maximum speed of 306 km/hour.
The helicopter that is capable of carrying 18 troops and 3 crews (Pilot, Co-Pilot and Air Helicopter) is a multipurpose heavy transport helicopter that can be used for military transport, cargo, paratroop transport, medical evacuation, and VIP. The Super Puma NAS-332 C1+ helicopter will be equipped with a Hoist to pull / evacuate the victim on the right side of the door. In addition, this helicopter also has a sling that serves to carry goods or tactical vehicles with a maximum load of 4.5 tons.
"The signing of this contract is the commitment of PTDI to be able to always fulfill the operational needs and main tasks and functions of the Indonesian Air Force which is a manifestation of increasing the independence of the domestic defense industry," explained Elfien Goentoro, President Director of PTDI.
About PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero)
PTDI is a state-owned enterprise established in 1976, located in Bandung, Indonesia. The main products that produced are aircraft, aircraft structural components, aircraft maintenance services and engineering services. PTDI is capable of producing CN235 aircraft types that are equipped with configurable missions including: transport, cargo, paratroop, medevac, maritime patrol and even VIP.
Moreover, PTDI is also capable of producing NC212i aircraft which can also be equipped with various missions to order, including: military transport, artificial rain, maritime patrol, navtrain, including medevac. PTDI has also been able to produce aircraft that are the result of industrial cooperation including: CN 295 with Airbus Defense & Space (ADS), and helicopters with Airbus Helicopters both based in France and in Germany in various types, and the Bell Helicopter Textron in several variants.PTDI cooperated with LAPAN who had successfully built the N219 aircraft and conducted the first flight test of the N219 aircraft on August 16, 2017. The N219 aircraft is a passenger aircraft with a capacity of 19 people with two turboprop engines which referred to CASR Part 23 regulations.
N219 aircraft design process since testing, certification, until the production process series is domestic-made. The N219 aircraft has ability to take off on a short runway which is not prepared so that it will support the connectivity of inter-island especially in the Pioneer area.
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