12 Jul '18, 10am

#Indonesia takes delivery of 18 second-hand #Belgian #M109A4 155mm self-propelled #howitzers

On Monday, July 9, 2018, Indonesian media has reported the delivery of 18 second-hand Belgian M109A4 BE 155mm self-propelled howitzers and 4 artillery command posts. today. The delivery of the first batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers took place last year. The arrival of second-hand Belgian M-109A4 BE 155mm self-propeled howitzer at the port of Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia (all photos: IPC terminal, IMF) These artillery vehicles are part of a total of 38 second-hand M109s that Indonesia purchased from Belgium. In August 2016, it was announced that Indonesia would purchase second-hand M109A4 BE 155mm self-propelled howitzers from Belgium and a few number of artillery command post using the same armoured tracked chassis. The M109 is an American-made 155 mm self-propelled howitzer based on tracked armored chassis that was introduced in the early 1960s. It has bee...

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