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Latest Hawk Takes to The Skies

SHAH ALAM: Latest Hawk Takes to the Skies. In one of Malaysian Defence post earlier, it was asked whether BAE Systems is working towards a more advanced version of the Hawk. The question was answered on June 7 when a prototype Advanced Hawk took off for its maiden flight. The […]

Malaysia- MMEA

New Coast Guard Chief

SHAH ALAM: New Coast Guard Chief. Admiral Maritime Zulkifli Abu Bakar, 57, was appointed as the fourth director-general of the APMM or Malaysia Coast Guard, on June 1, 2017. He replaced Admiral Maritime Ahmad Puzi Kahar who retired on May 27, 2017. The hand-over ceremony for the post was held […]

Malaysia -RMN

Missiles or Guns?

SHAH ALAM: Missiles or Guns? The conversation on the post KD Jebat Caught Fire – good or bad – has veered into the debate regarding the future of the Seawolf SAM missile on the Lekiu class, which had been written previously. The conversation however misses the elephant the room. Which […]

Malaysia -RMN

KD Jebat Caught Fire

SHAH ALAM: KD Jebat caught fire as she berthed at the Lumut naval base this morning (May 02, 2017). The fire was detected at 2.30am and it was fully extinguished at 5 am. According to the RMN, early indications showed that the fire started during the preparation of food for […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Butterworth, Kinrara and More

SHAH ALAM: Butterworth, Kinrara and more. As RMAF celebrates its 59th anniversary today (June 1, 2017), Malaysian Defence can confirm that the plan to redevelop the Butterworth airbase has been cancelled. In February 2014 it was announced that a public listed developer, TSR Capital was negotiating with the government to […]