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Deftech AV6 with an 12.7mm OWS turret

6X6 Conundrum

SHAH ALAM: Shortly after the Army Day interview in late February, I joined PTD Gen Raja Affandi Raja Mohamed Nor for brunch …

In bright sunlight the Astros launcher looked IR-reduced signature paint gleamed like pink!

Avibras Bullish on Malaysia

SHAH ALAM: Despite the apparent softening of the defence budget due to the overall’s country economic condition, Avibras, the Brazilian manufacturer of …

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 …

Going, Going, Gone

SHAH ALAM: Before I go further, let me wish a Happy Lunar New Year to all those celebrating. Anyhow, I initially thought …

The AV8 with the Denel LCT30 turret at the FNSS plant in Turkey

More on the AV8 Part ?

SHAH ALAM: Despite the reluctance by the Army and Deftech to discuss the development of the AV8, it appears that its Turkish …

A view of the longest bridge built by the Royal Engineers Regiment.

Belaga Bridge

SHAH ALAM: As part of its Jiwa Murni programme, the Royal Engineers Regiment is building the Belaga-Menjawah road. According to a report …

BAE Systems Jernas SAM being fired during Eksesais Panah Jaguh Siri 1/2013. Picture Courtesy of Dzirhan Mahadzir.

60/40

KOTA TINGGI: In my post on the 2014 Budget, I had speculated that the small increase in the Defence Ministry’s allocation was …

New Boots; New Camo or Both?

SHAH ALAM: The Army is set to debut its new digital camo BDU at the Armed Forces 80th anniversary grand parade this …