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Malaysia -RMN

Nav Radars and More

SHAH ALAM: DML Technologies Sdn Bhd has been awarded the contracts for the supply, testing and commissioning of solid state navigation radars for the the 23rd Frigate Squadron and the MPCSS ships, according to the e-tender website of the Defence Ministry. The other items sought for the 23rd Squadron in […]

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New Radars for ESSCOM by Next Year

SHAH ALAM: THE new Spexer 2000 radars for ESSCOM is expected to be operational, next year. An Airbus Defence and Space released confirmed the five radars will be delivered in 2016. Malaysian Defence reported about the radars in a previous post. Apart from the new and old radars, UAVs, and […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

A German OPV for MMEA?

SHAH ALAM: TWO German-designs are said to be in the running for the project to replace the two 30-year-old Langkawi-class OPVs operated by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Funding for the new OPVs was announced in the 2016 budget. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when tabling the […]

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Malaysia - RMAF

MRCA: Rafale and the Master

SHAH ALAM: DASSAULT Aviation has teamed up with the Weststar Group to offer the Rafale for the MRCA programme, industry sources have revealed to Malaysian Defence. It was probably this industrial collaboration – led by Weststar – that led to various stories coming out from France that claimed the deal […]

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Little Bird/MD-530G Contract Signed

SHAH ALAM: IN my post “When November Comes” I wrote that the contract for the MD Helicopters MD-530G aka Little Bird will be signed during the ASEM summit with US president Barack Obama in attendance. Actually, the contract signing for the light scout attack helicopter did took place during that […]

Malaysia - RMAF

RMAF’s newest helicopter unveiled

SHAH ALAM: RMAF’s latest aircraft, Airbus Helicopters H120/EC120, made its public debut albeit at the Subang airbase today. The helicopter, the first of five light helicopters, will be used for basic rotary wing training at the Kolej Tentera Udara in Alor Setar. The first training course using the new helicopter […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Thales Fulmar mini-UAV for NGPC

SHAH ALAM: Thales Fulmar mini-UAV has been selected for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC). Six of the NGPC is being built by Destini Shipbuilding and Engineering Sdn Bhd (DMS), a subsidiary of public-listed Destini Bhd. The UAV is among the major sub-systems of the […]