S�o José dos Campos, November 10, 2010 - Embraer has won a competition held by the
Indonesian Ministry of Defense to supply eight Super Tucano light attack turboprops for the
Indonesian Air Force. The deal includes ground support stations and an integrated logistics
package, and represents the debut of the Super Tucano in the Asia Pacific region. Deliveries
will begin in 2012.
"We are very pleased to have the Indonesian Air Force as the newest customer of Embraer
Defense Systems," said Orlando José Ferreira Neto, Embraer Executive Vice President, Defense
Market. "The Super Tucano is a proven light attack and advanced trainer turboprop, flying
currently in five air forces, and we are certain it will perfectly suit Indonesia's needs."
The Super Tucano has been chosen to replace a fleet of OV-10 Broncos, due to its flexibility to
perform a broad range of missions, including light attack, surveillance, air-to-air interception,
and counter insurgence. The Super Tucano is a mature, action-proven airplane, with more than
100,000 flight hours, always demonstrating superb mission efficiency and reliability.
Equipped for military missions and designed to operate from unpaved runways, the Super
Tucano's unmatched weaponry capacity comes with a wide variety of external options,
including conventional and laser-guided bombs, air-to-air missiles, and others. The aircraft is
also equipped with Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) sensors, including laser designator, and
secure radios with datalink communications.
Source: SUPER TUCANO TO FLY IN THE COLORS OF THE INDONESIAN AIR FORCE
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