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April 2019

Upgrades, Sort Off

SHAH ALAM: Upgrades for Kedah class, sort off. In my earlier post, Back to Future III, I mentioned that the Gem Electronica …

Latest Gempita Variant To Enter Service

SHAH ALAM: Latest Gempita Variant To Enter Service. The latest Gempita 8X8 vehicle – the Armoured Engineer Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance …

Meko A100 Corvette

SHAH ALAM: Meko A100 corvette. As we were busy with LIMA 19, Brazil announced in late March that it had chosen a …

Tigers In Malaysia

SHAH ALAM: Tigers in Malaysia. Four Australian Army Airbus Tiger ARH helicopters are in country, says ADF in Malaysia Twitter feed. The …

Palm Oil For Arms

SHAH ALAM: Palm oil for arms. It appears that we will have to resort to barter trade to buy new stuff for …

Keris Launched

SHAH ALAM: Keris launched. The first of class LMS, pre commissioning unit, Keris – pennant number 111 – was launched at the …

Back To The Future III

SHAH ALAM: Back to the future III. In the earlier post Back to the Future I reported that the newly refitted Laksamana …

Defence White Paper, Why

SHAH ALAM: Defence white paper. Since the Defence Ministry announced that it was formulating a White Paper, last year, the minister, deputy …

More Moolah For Defence Ministry

SHAH ALAM: More money for Defence Ministry. The Defence Ministry budget for 2019 now stands at some RMR15.4 billion, with an extra …