SUBANG - The Center for Defense Management (Jemenhan) Education and Training of the Indonesian Ministry of Defense visited PT DAHANA to disseminate education and training for Defense Industry SOEs. The Jemenhan Training Center delegates that were led by the training center’s head Brigadier General Dede Mulyana was welcomed by DAHANA's Director of Finance, Risk Management and Human Resources, Ahyanizzaman at the DAHANA Campus, Subang, on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
During his speech Ahyanizzaman expressed his gratitude and honor in welcoming the Jemenhan Training Center group. According to him, the collaboration between the Defense Industry SOEs and the Jemenhan Education and Training Center is important in support to the progress and independence of the Indonesian Defense Industry.
“On behalf of the management, I would like to thank the Ministry of Defense Education and Training Center, it is an honor for us to welcome you here. This meeting will be the beginning of a series of training center activities that will be given to all members of defense industry members," said Mr Ahyanizzaman.
Mr Ahyanizzaman also explained that DAHANA is one of the SOEs that has good performance for the fact that DAHANA's business is supported by up-and-coming economic activities such as coal, mining, construction, quarrying and so on. He also hoped that the series of activities in the future can provide knowledge and understanding of members of the Ministry of Defense on the business processes of the Defense Industry BUMN (DEFEND ID).
As is known, in April 2022, President Joko Widodo inaugurated the Indonesian Defense Industry SOEs holding named DEFEND ID, which is led by PT Len Industri (Persero), and consists of PT PINDAD, PTDI, PT PAL Indonesia, and PT DAHANA. The President hoped that the establishment of DEFEND ID can become an engine for realizing the independence of the national Main Weapon System (Alutsista), and is capable of becoming an important player in the global defense industry supply chain.
“God willing, with the series of events in the future, ladies and gentlemen, we will be able to comprehend the importance of delivery of support to our Defense Industry, which is aspired to penetrate the world's Top 50. If there is a good synergy with the Ministry of Defense, which is our main customer, things will go easier," said Mr Ahyanizzaman.
This is also supported by the Head of the Education and Training Center of the Ministry of Defense who said that the education and training program for the Defense Industry SOEs is based on a discussion with the President, particularly on that of the local content (Domestic Content Level) and empowerment of the defense industry.
“The defense industry must develop and grow, the Minister of Defense also emphasizes that local content should be continuously improved to realize the independence of the defense industry. For that, we from the Ministry of Defense Education and Training Center wished to take a role in our field, namely forming defense personnel," concluded Brigadier General Mulyana.
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