Malaysia - RMAF

Hawks Flying High

SHAH ALAM: Hawks Flying High. At the TUDM media day last Thursday (May 25, 2017) at the Labuan airbase it was revealed that the two RMAF Hawk squadrons, No 6 Skn and No 15 Skn, have now settled down on their respective roles. The 6 Skn is the dedicated combat […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Just Wanna Have Fun

SHAH ALAM: Just Wanna Have Fun. As I am leaving for a day trip to Labuan airbase for an RMAF Media Day, I might as well post pictures of the fighters involved in the Firepower Exercise 2017 last Monday. At Labuan, I will be able to take more pictures of […]

Malaysian Defence

Firepower Exercise 2017

SHAH ALAM: Firepower Exercise. The Army conducted its annual firepower exercise at Kem Sirajuddin, Gemas today (May 22, 2017). The exercise is the main live firing exercise for the Army, where its heavy hitters worked together with the RMAF fighters to demonstrate its capabilities and firepower. In the past, the […]

Malaysia -RMN

First LCS Launch this August

SHAH ALAM: The launch of the first LCS has been set on Aug. 24, 2017. The launch will be held at the Boustead Naval Shipyard in Lumut, where the six LCS under contract are built. Currently, the yard is building the first two LCS. The date of the launch was […]

Malaysian Defence

Inside, Outside

SINGAPORE: Inside, Outside. Defence Minister DS Hishammuddin Hussein met with Japanese ambassador to Malaysia, Makio Miyagawa, at his office at Wisma Pertahanan today (May 16, 2017). The discussion among others discussed regional issues and the possibility of Malaysia getting surplus Japanese asset, according to a post on the minister’s communications […]

Malaysian Army

FSS Platoon at NCO Exercise

SHAH ALAM: THE Army, specifically the Future Soldier System experimental platoon of the 12th Royal Malay Regiment (Mechanised) has conducted a training exercise synchronised with the Network Centric Operation (NCO) system. The exercise is being conducted around Dungun and Kuantan, the favourite stomping ground of the 4th Mechanised Brigade, 12 […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Greek to Me

SHAH ALAM: Greek to Me. RMAF has yet to be officially informed of plans for it to get second-hand fighter jets and patrol planes.  It’s the same for the barter deal with India. RMAF chief Jen Affendi Buang said it was for this reason he could not comment on such […]

Malaysia -RMN

Good Times, Bad Times

SHAH ALAM: Good Times Bad Times. When the SGPV was still a developmental program, talk among the industry was that the Damen entry was the preferred the choice. The Damen entry, basically the 105-metre version of the frigates bought by Indonesia and Morrocco, in the end, lost out to the […]