Malaysia - RMAF

KTU New Aircraft Inaugurated

SHAH ALAM: Defence Minister DS Hishammuddin Hussein inaugurated the new aircraft for Kolej Tentera Udara in a ceremony in Alor Setar, on Wednesday. The aircraft are five PC-7 Mk IIs and three EC-120Bs to be operated by Pulatibang 1 and Pulatibang 2. With the additional PC-7s, the Pulatibang 1 now […]

Malaysia- MMEA

TH Heavy Engineering and OPV

SHAH ALAM: TH Heavy Engineering Bhd, owned 30 per cent by Tabung Haji – the haj pilgrimage fund – is the company which is negotiating the contract for the MMEA OPV project. The company released a statement yesterday in regard to a query by Bursa Malaysia. Malaysian Defence has reported […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Images from Cope Taufan 16

SHAH ALAM: AS I am too busy to go to Butterworth, posted below are some images of the aircraft taking off from Subang airport in support of Cope Taufan 16. The pictures are taken from the outside of the airport along the road to Kampung Subang. Also posted, are images […]

Malaysian Army

Keris Strike 2016

SHAH ALAM: Even as the RMAF and PACAF is holding their biennial exercise, another military exercise between Malaysia and the US is about to start. This time around its mostly Army-centric, Keris Strike 2016. Keris Strike is an annual exercise between the Malaysian Army and the US Pacific Command, US […]

Malaysia- MMEA


SHAH ALAM: A Bernama story on MMEA patrol boats last month, got some people all excited though it did not reveal anything. The Bernama story published on June 23- among others said that the agency will be getting nine new vessels – six patrol boats and three OPVs. What’s so […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Cope Taufan 16 kicks off next week

SHAH ALAM: Cope Taufan 16 – the biennial air combat exercise between the RMAF and USAF – will kick off on Monday at the Butterworth and Subang airbases. The announcement of the exercise from July 18 to 29 was made by the US Pacific Command in a press release yesterday. […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Fulmar X for MMEA

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency will be getting the latest version of the Thales Fulmar mini-UAV – the Fulmar X – by year end. MMEA will be operating the Fulmar X on board its New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC), the first of six is being built by Destini […]

Malaysia - RMAF

A Tactical airlifter, finally

SHAH ALAM: After waiting for almost 11 years, RMAF is finally getting the A400M it had signed for back in 2005. The fourth RMAF A400M – M54-04 – will be delivered with an increased set of tactical capabilities compared to the ones already available on the previously delivered aircraft. In […]

Malaysian Defence

Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri

SHAH ALAM: Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri to all Malaysian Defence readers. Maaf Zahir Batin. Go slow on the lemang and ketupat. If you are like me just enjoy the rendang! I will be on a short leave for the next few days and will be back before the weekend. […]