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PT Dirgantara Indonesia and Bell Helicopter sign cooperation agreements at IndoDefence 2014

 
 
IndoDefence 2014
International Tri-Service Defence Exhibition

5 - 8 November 2014
Jakarta, Indonesia
 
 
Bell Helicopter and PTDI at IndoDefence 2014
 
 
PT Dirgantara Indonesia and Bell Helicopter sign cooperation agreements at IndoDefence 2014
 
At Indodefence 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia, Indian company PT Dirgantara (Persero) and Bell Helicopter (Textron Inc) officially announced the signature of cooperation agreements between the two societies. The cooperation agreements concern industrial and commercial agreement and certified maintenance center.
     
At Indodefence 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia, Indian company PT Dirgantara (Persero) and Bell Helicopter (Textron Inc) officially announced the signature of cooperation agreements between the two societies. The cooperation agreements concern industrial and commercial agreement and certified maintenance center. Bell Helicopter Bell 412 EP scale model at IndoDefence 2014
     
The above agreements are signed based on previous Memorandum of Understanding signed on August 2nd, 2013 and Roadmap Scheme Implementation of MoU signed on December 6th, 2013 where PT Dirgantara (PTDI) and Bell Helicopter agreed to perform joint sales marketing, Bell agreed to help PTDI as a Bell tier-1 supplier, as the Delivery Center, as Bell service Center and as Customization Center as well for Bell 412 EP helicopter series delivered to Indonesian governement entities.

About this cooperation, the president director of PTDI, Budi Santoso, said "PTDI partnership with Bell Helicopter, as one of the leading helicopter manufacturer in the world is a strategic and anticipative action to answer the customer needs in potential domestic market. We realize that Indonesia has a sizeable demand for Bell's helicopters".

PTDI and Bell Helicopter have conducted longlive cooperation since 1982. Hence, PTDI has supplied more than 60 units of Bell 412 helicopters to the Indonesian Government institutions and private companies.

PT Dirgantara Indonesia is an Indonesian state-owned entreprise established in 1976. PTDI production site is in Bandung. The company main products are aircrafts; aircraft structure component; aircraft services; and engineering. PTDI has delivered over 400 aircraft to 49 civil and military operators.