Rafale…Non and Orions

SHAH ALAM: Rafale, no. No deal for Rafale, that was the main thrust of the joint press conference between Prime Minister DS Najib Razak and visiting French president, Francois Hollande. The press conference was held after Najib and Hollande hold talks in Putrajaya as part of the state visit. From …

Kuwaiti Hornets

SHAH ALAM: Kuwaiti Hornets? There is a possibility that the excess fighter aircraft offered by Saudi Arabia are actually surplus Kuwaiti F/A-18 …

RMAF Display at LIMA 17

SHAH ALAM: As there was not much action in the exhibition halls, let’s spend our time on the air display, specifically the …

All Over The Place

LANGKAWI: The budget crunch is forcing the RMAF to relook its plans and there is a possibility it may have to extend …

Contracts and Nuri Handing Over

LANGKAWI: Nuri M23-37 was officially handed over to the RMAF today marking the start of in service flight trials for the helicopter …

LMS and LCS Updates

LANGKAWI: LMS, LCS Update. Work on the first LMS is expected to start in May. The work is to be undertaken by …

Hawk Upgrade

LANGKAWI: Airod Sdn Bhd will be the prime contractor for the Hawk upgrade program. The letter of intent will be officially signed …

Rafale…Oui?

LANGKAWI: Its the Rafale? I wrote in Aviation Week today that the French government is making a last ditch effort to get …

Two Contenders for MRSS

LANGKAWI: Two Contenders for MRSS. Despite the MOU between Boustead and PT PAL, there is yet no guarantee that they will get …

LIMA 17 Preview

LANGKAWI: LIMA 17 preview. I have been thinking about writing a preview of LIMA 17 for some time now. However considering that …

Training Hazard

SHAH ALAM: The Beechcraft B200T M41-03 crash late last year has been classified as a training hazard. Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Seri …