Abu Dhabi-based Milkor UAE signed an agreement with Indonesian Republikorp for the research, development and manufacturing of the Milkor UCAV in Indonesia.
The agreement entails the setting up of manufacturing facilities and the transfer of technology to Indonesia. The companies say that the first aircraft will be flying in Indonesia in 2024 and will form part of the indigenisation program as set forth by the Indonesian Ministry of Defense.
“We are excited to see our relationship grow within the Aerospace market, the cooperation between Milkor and Republikorp will solidify our commitment towards advancing defence capabilities in both the UAE and Indonesia” said Julian Coetzee CEO of Milkor UAE.
The Milkor UCAV is a male Unmanned aerial vehicle with an MTOW of 1,300 kg capable of reaching altitudes of 30,000ft with a range of 2,000km using SATCOM communication. The platform is weaponisable with multiple munition options.