Armed Forces: Armed Forces of the Republic of
(ABRI); total personnel on active duty in 1992
468,000. Component services: army, 217,000; navy, 44,000,
13,000 are marines; air force, 27,000, of which 4,000 are
action" paratroopers; and national police, 180,000.
active-duty and retired military personnel in civilian
Military Units: Army: 30 battalions under
control, 100 battalions under Military Regional Commands
3 Special Forces Groups, and 2-squadron Aviation Command.
fleets (Armadas). Air Force: two Operations Commands
Police: commands (Poldas) generally coincide with
Military Equipment: Army: tanks, armored
carriers (APCs), towed and self-propelled artillery,
aircraft, helicopters, and maritime transport ships. Navy:
submarines, frigates, fast-attack patrol craft, amphibious
fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and marine
aircraft and tanks, APCs, artillery, and rocket launchers.
force: fighters, interceptors, counterinsurgency aircraft,
reconnaissance aircraft, transports, trainers, and
Most major equipment imported from Australia, Britain,
Germany, Netherlands, South Korea, and United States.
equipment from Soviet Union. Increasing emphasis on
production of other items: light aircraft, small arms, and
ammunition. Helicopters and transport aircraft assembled
Military Budget: Approximately Rp2.02 trillion,
percent in FY 1991.
Foreign Military Relations: In keeping with
principles, no defense pacts. Indonesian military and
contingents participated in twelve UN peacekeeping forces
1957. Military liaison maintained with ASEAN states, and
military operations held with Australia, Britain, France,
New Zealand, and United States. Military aid agreements
States since 1950; International Military Education and
(IMET) ceased in 1992. Aid agreements also with Australia,
France, Netherlands, and Germany.
Internal Security Forces: All ABRI elements have
security missions, army's regional forces and national
particular. International security and intelligence
also important: Coordinating Agency for National Stability
(Bakorstanas), State Intelligence Coordinating Agency
Armed Forces Strategic Intelligence Agency (Bais).
Data as of November 1992