1960s, President Sukarno era.
Indonesia's military strength is one of the largest and strongest in the world. At that time, even the Dutch forces are not comparable to Indonesia, and the Americans are very concerned with the development of our military forces are heavily supported by the latest technology the Soviet Union.
1960, the Netherlands is still entrenched in Papua. Seeing the power of the Republic of Indonesia which more severe, Western-backed Dutch design ruse to establish a puppet state that seemed to be independent, but still under the control of the Dutch.
President Sukarno immediately took extreme action, purpose, Papua recapture. Sukarno immediately issued an edict "TRIKORA" in Yogyakarta, and the contents are:
1. Abort the formation of a puppet state of Papua, made in Dutch colonial.
2. Hoist the flag was all over the West Irian
3. Be prepared for a general mobilization, maintaining independence and unity of the nation's ground water.
Thanks to the proximity of Indonesia with the Soviets, Indonesia then get help massive naval forces and advanced air military in the world with a giant, U.S. $ 2.5 billion. Currently, the Indonesian military forces to be strongest in the southern hemisphere.
Indonesia's main force at the time it was one of the main TRIKORA the largest warship in the world and the fastest man-made Soviet Sverdlov class, with a giant cannon 12 caliber 6 inches. This is the KRI Irian, a giant weighing 16,640 tons with a crew of 1270 people, including 60 officers. Soviet, never once giving this strong ship on any other nation, except Indonesia. (latest ships of the class Sigma Indonesia now only weighs 1600 tons).
Indonesian air force also becomes one of the main deadliest air fleet in the world, consisting of more than 100 aircraft as it advanced. The fleet consists of:
1. 20 supersonic fighter MiG-21 Fishbed.
2. 30 aircraft MiG-15
3. 49 high-subsonic fighter aircraft MiG-17.
4. 10 MiG-19 supersonic aircraft.
MiG-21 Fishbed is one of the main world's most advanced supersonic aircraft, which was capable of flying at speeds up to Mach 2. The aircraft is even more powerful than the current U.S. advanced aircraft, supersonic F-104 Starfighter and F-5 Tiger. While the Dutch are still relying on the planes from World War II as the P-51 Mustang.
For the record, awesomeness aircraft MiG-21 and MiG-17 in the Vietnam War to encourage Americans founded the United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor, pilot training center best known as TOP GUN.
Indonesia also has a fleet of 26 long-range strategic bomber Tu-16 Tupolev (Badger A and B). This makes Indonesian been one of only four nations in the world that have strategic bombers, namely the U.S., Russia, and England. Homeport is located in Iswahyudi Air Field, Surabaya.
Even China and Australia also does not have strategic bombers like this. The bomber also features a variety of advanced electronic equipment and special anti-missile warships AS-1 Kennel, that the explosion could easily sink the battleships West.
Indonesia also has a 12 Whiskey-class submarines, dozens of Corvette-class battleships, 9 largest helicopter MI-6, MI-41 helicopter 4, various transport aircraft including heavy transport aircraft Antonov An-12B. Total, Indonesia has 104 combat ships. Not to mention the thousands of assault rifles and still the best when it became legendary to this day, the AK-47.
It all makes Indonesia salasahtu sea and air military power in the world's strongest. The effect is so intense, so that America under the leadership of John F. Kennedy forced the Dutch to get out of Papua, and stated in a UN forum that the transition of power in Papua, from the Netherlands to Indonesia is something that can be accepted.