On Medical Leave

SHAH ALAM: Due to an emergency eye-related medical procedure, I am unable to cover the last two days of DSA 2014 (today and tomorrow). And due to post-operative procedures, I have to curtail my activities for the next few weeks also. I will try update the website whenever possible or …

DSA 2014: Day 2

KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Defence Technologies (Deftech) and Bell Helicopters of US is working together to provide aviation services to the Malaysian Armed …

DSA 2014: Day 1

SHAH ALAM: The helicopters, tanks and APCs were there at DSA 2014. So were pretty girls hawking guns and bullets but this …

USMC Bell UH-1Y Utility Helo on display at DSA 2014. www.malaysiandefence.com photo.

DSA 2014 Starts Tomorrow

SHAH ALAM: DSA 2014 – billed as Asia’s largest defence show – officially starts tomorrow at the PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. Some 1,000 …

Leasing On the Rise, Maybe

SHAH ALAM: After being sidelined during the chest-thumping empire building era, government agencies are re-looking at leasing to ease their re-capitalisation woes. …

A head on shot of an AT-802U.

Cheaper, Less Sexy Option

SHAH ALAM: Despite weariness of buying French-made arms expressed by most of our readers, the Airbus Helicopter Tiger attack helicopter easily out-polled …

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KD Lekiu on MH370 SAR

SHAH ALAM: Frigate KD Lekiu is the sole Royal Malaysian Navy ship involved in the SAR operations for Malaysian Airlines MH370 in …