Indonesian Pres Joko Widodo cancels “costly” “Air Force One” chopper

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has canceled plans to acquire new presidential helicopters.

Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung said on Thursday that plans to acquire the presidential aircraft was part of purchase of weaponry system for the air forces.

But with the nation’s current economy condition, he said the new plane was costly.

The price tag of an AW-101 was 55 million U.S. dollars

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