BANDUNG – The Indonesian Defense Industry Holding (DEFEND ID) organizes a series of events to commemorate the anniversary of DEFEND ID which falls on March 2, 2023. This first commemoration will be enlivened by various activities, starting from DEFEND ID CUP 2023, DEFEND ID CARES to DEFEND ID Goes To Campus which is being done in a marathon since 27 February 2023.

The Chairman of the DEFEND ID Anniversary Committee, Suhendra Yusuf RPN who is also PT DAHANA’s Technology & Development Director, said that this first anniversary is a special moment in the Holding formation phase. There will also be a publication of Holding’s first month achievements.

“A series of programs are packaged in the spirit of the theme ‘Stronger Collaboration for Excellent Performance’ which includes DEFEND ID CUP 2023 to strengthen togetherness and solidity of DEFEND ID Holding members; the DEFEND ID PEDULI program as a form of alignment with environmental, social and community development; and DEFEND ID Goes To Campus as a concern for the world of education,” said Mr Yusuf (28/02).

Mr Yusuf also stated that DEFEND ID CUP 2023 will be contested by PT Len Industri (Persero) as the Holding company, PT PINDAD, PT Dirgantara Indonesia, PT PAL Indonesia, and PT DAHANA as members. In addition, subsidiaries such as Len Telekomunikasi Indonesia (LTI), Len Railways System (LRS), ELTRAN Indonesia, Surya Energi Indotama (SEI), and PINDAD Engineering Indonesia (PEI) were also participating.

The ten companies will fight for championship titles in five sports consisting of Chess, Table Tennis, Badminton, Basketball and Mini Soccer. Chess matches will be held online via the Lichess app in the preliminary round, and the final (top 16) will be held offline on March 2.

The Table Tennis and Badminton matches will be at Bale DAHANA on March 2, and Basketball matches will be held at the same venue on March 3. The Mini Soccer match will be held on March 2 at PT PINDAD.

Meanwhile, the DEFEND ID CARES program is packed with “UMK Digitalization” training, tree planting, and delivery of assistance. DEFEND ID Goes To Campus will visit Widyatama Cikutra University in Bandung.

“Hopefully this activity will further strengthen the relationship between holding DEFEND ID member companies, and leave an impact on the strong performance of employees to realize the Holding’s goal of the making of Top 50 defense companies, and becoming a locomotive for the independence of national defense equipment,” concluded Mr Yusuf.


Juli Jajuli

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