Malaysian Army

RMR Museum

SHAH ALAM: RMR Museum. Remember the Royal Malay Regiment (RMR) Museum in Port Dickson? I had visited it some time back (around 2007). However whenever I got back to Port Dickson all this time, it remained closed. I feared that the museum had been closed for good as the caretaker […]

Malaysia -police

Emergency Gallery Visit

SHAH ALAM: Emergency Gallery. During a a recent trip down south, my family and me visited the Emergency Gallery located at Bukit Kepong, Johor. The gallery was opened by the Sultan of Johor on the Feb. 23, 2017, 67 years after the attack on the police station at Bukit Kepong […]

Malaysian Army

Good Deal Perhaps

SHAH ALAM: A Good Deal Perhaps.It appears that the contract for the six MD530G light attack helicopter seemed to be a good deal, after all, at least based on the contract price. At DSA 2016 the government signed a RM321 million contract for the supply of the MD530G inclusive of […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Work on First OPV Starts

SHAH ALAM: Work on First MMEA OPV Starts. The keel for the first of class MMEA OPV was laid at the THHE Destini shipyard at Pulau Indah, Kelang today. The three class ships are based on the Damen 1800 OPV design. The first of class is expected to be ready […]

Malaysia -RMN

Light At The End of Tunnel

SHAH ALAM: Light At The End of The Tunnel. Although the government has agreed to the RMN’s 15 to 5 transformation plan, no further funds have been allocated apart from those for the six LCS. RMN chief Admiral Ahmad Kamarulzaman Baharuddin says however the planning for two MRSS was on […]

Malaysian Defence

Keel Laying Ceremony for Third LCS

SHAH ALAM: The keel laying ceremony for the third Littoral Combat Ship is scheduled on December 18 at the BNS dockyard in Lumut. Malaysian Defence has reported that the ceremony will be held around this time in the posting regarding the launch of the first LCS, Maharaja Lela in August. […]

Defence Contract

Eagles, Typhoons and Rafale Too

SHAH ALAM: Eagles, Typhoons and Rafale too. Qatar has signed a deal with the UK for 24 Eurofighter Typhoons and a package weapons including the MBDA Meteor AAM and Brimstone AGM worth an estimated US$8 billion on Dec. 10. The deal also include training for pilots and maintainers to be […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Second NGPC Operational

SHAH ALAM: The second NGPC of the Malaysian Coast Guard (MMEA), KM Sri Aman has been put into service, yesterday (Dec. 4, 2017). Sri Aman is the second of six NGPC to enter service with MMEA. The first was KM Bagan Datuk. From MMEA Kapal Ronda Generasi Baharu Agensi Penguatkuasaan […]

Malaysian Defence

Air Dropable Rescue and Survival System

SHAH ALAM: Air Dropable Rescue and Survival System. In June, the Defence Ministry issued a request for tender for a multi-modal transporter (MTO) to transport two units of “Air Drop-able Rescue and Survival System (ADRSS) together with the support equipment under the procurement project of the Sukhoi Su-30MKM aircraft. As […]