Looking Through Glass

SHAH ALAM: Looking through glass. If you are like me and everyone else, it is likely you are on social media, basically to keep up with things that interest you, though nowdays its more like what people want to get you to be interested in. Anyhow within a month before […]

Malaysian Defence

Rise Of The Guardians, Part II

SHAH ALAM: Rise of the Guardians, Part II. In an earlier post, I quoted a Bernama report stating that nine Guardian armoured security vehicles (ASV) will be delivered to Malbatt 850-5 – the Malaysian contingent to UNIFIL – this December. The report however did not identify which Guardian ASV had […]


Rise Of The Guardians

SHAH ALAM: Rise of the Guardians. The Malaysian contingent for the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, Malbatt 850-5, is finally getting new vehicles after a long and fruitless search. The vehicle chosen is likely the Weststar-IAG Guardian armoured security vehicle. I am saying likely as this is based on a […]

Malaysian Defence

Money Don’t Grow On Trees

SHAH ALAM: Money dont grow on trees. Apart from signing MOUs to buy Boeing passenger jets, DS Najib Tun Razak also discussed with US President Donald Trump, defence and security matters. From the joint US and Malaysia statement following the visit. The United States and Malaysia pledged to strengthen bilateral […]


Shooting At Stars

SHAH ALAM: Shooting at stars. A couple of days ahead of DS Najib Razak visit to the White House, several news portal claimed that he will sign a contract to buy Super Hornets there as a way to wriggle out of his “legal” troubles. It was naive for them to […]

Malaysia -RMN

Born Under A Bad Sign, Part II

SHAH ALAM: In my earlier post Born Under A Bad Sign I stated that both Teguh Samudera and Gagah Samudera – the RMN training ships, are caught in a legal imbroglio. I have now discovered that there is no legal imbroglio however apart from a PR perspective. Yes it is […]

Malaysia -RMN

Moving Forward, CAMM

SHAH ALAM: CAMM Moving Forward. At the 2017 Merdeka Parade, the RMN showcased some of the missiles in its inventory. Two Exocet missiles – likely to be the MM38 variant – were paraded on a low loader together with a Seawolf and Aspide missiles each. Also displayed was the underwater […]


SB Chief Appointed IGP

SHAH ALAM: Special Branch Director Datuk Seri Fuzi Haron took over as the Inspector General of Police today. Fuzi assumed the IGP post from retiring Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar at a ceremony at the police training centre at Jalan Semarak in Kuala Lumpur. Fuzi, a career SB officer who […]