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July 2017

Second NGPC Under Trials

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the second NGPC – pennant 4542 – is undergoing sea trials even as KM Bagan Datuk, the …

Keris Strike 2017

SHAH ALAM: A reader recently asked why were Blackhawk helicopters in Kluang, Johor. Did we buy the Blackhawks after all? My answer …

More Stuff for LCS

SHAH ALAM: With the launch of the first LCS set for Aug. 24, more stuff are now being or have been delivered …

Another Perspective on the LMS

SHAH ALAM: As mentioned earlier, regular commenter and guest writer … has his own views on the LMS. Posted below are his …

Pimp Up My LMS

SHAH ALAM: If you were to read the earlier comments on the LMS post, not much is expected of the class of …

Like The Old Soldier

SHAH ALAM: Like the old soldier. Russian state owned news agency reported from Moscow on July 19 that Malaysia had signed an …

SLEP For Flankers?

SHAH ALAM: It appears that RMAF is working on a service life extension program (SLEP) for its fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MKM Flanker …

STC For Nuri

SHAH ALAM: RMAF presented the supplemental type certificate (STC) to Airod Sdn Bhd yesterday, marking the official acceptance of the Nuri Upgrade …

Boustead Subsidiary Hit With Claim

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry is seeking liquidated damages totalling RM147.7 million from Boustead Heavy Industries Corp (BHIC) Bhd subsidiary, Boustead DCNS …

New Aircraft in Town

SHAH ALAM: New aircraft in town. Airbus brought over a Brazilian Air Force C295 SAR aircraft to Subang this weekend to demonstrate …

15 to 5 and LMS Updates

SHAH ALAM: LMS and 15 to 5 updates. The RMN 15 to 5 transformation plan is on track and the navy will …