Malaysia - RMAF

Another View of RMAF 2020

A Guest Post by … SHAH ALAM: Another View. Last year in January, Malaysian Defence had an interesting topic on “RMAF 2020”. Most of us discussed the idea without considering the timeline needed for such changes to happen, considering the constraints of budget, time and manpower. Now with more information, […]

Exercise

Missile Firing Exercise. Updated.

SHAH ALAM: Missile firing exercise, updated. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has deleted its Facebook posting on the missile firing exercise in the Straits of Malacca next week. Malaysian Defence had reported earlier today on a post on the MMEA Facebook page which says the RMN is to hold […]

1Malaysia

Gulf Shield 2018

SHAH ALAM: Gulf Shield 2018. The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) are taking part in the month-long Gulf Shield 2018 military exercise in Saudi Arabia. The participation of Malaysia was confirmed by Saudi Defense Ministry official Twitter @diraalawatan account today. In a posting at 18.55pm on Mar. 24, 2018, it stated […]

Malaysian Defence

Four More AW139s For Police

SHAH ALAM: Four more AW139s for Police. The police is getting four more AW139s, adding to the two already in service, says IGP Puzi Harun today. One of the four will be delivered this May with the other three to be delivered, in batches, before 2020. Puzi announced the new […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Sendayan Air Base Inaugurated

SHAH ALAM: Sendayan Airbase, one of several facilities built as replacements for Kuala Lumpur Airbase was officially opened today. Despite called an airbase, Sendayan does not have a runway as it is not involved in air operations. The airbase term is used as the facility is owned and managed by […]

Malaysian Army

Bad Moon Rising

SHAH ALAM: Bad Moon Rising. As you are aware with the upcoming general elections, the authorities are preparing for troubles. With the police already committed to various other security operations, the Army is expected to shoulder part of the responsibilities of keeping the peace, if anything bad breaks out of […]

Malaysian Army

Ingwe Missile Firing at Gemas

SHAH ALAM: Ingwe Missile. The Army conducted the first firings of the Denel Ingwe missiles from the Gempita AFV30 ATGW armoured vehicles at the firing range at Kem Sirajuddin in Gemas today. Two Gempitas took part in the missile firings. Only BTDM Online covered the exercise which also included the […]

Malaysian Army

Have Guns Will Travel

SHAH ALAM: Have Guns Will Travel. The Army has signed for 29 M109A5 155mm self-propelled howitzers (SPH) under the US excess defense articles (EDA) program. The Letter of Agreement (LOA) for the 29 M109SPH was signed on Aug. 24. 2016. This must be in pursuant to the LOI signed at […]

Malaysian Defence

Army Demo This Weekend

SHAH ALAM: Army Demo This Weekend, The Army will be holding a demonstration and exhibition at Pantai Saujana, Port Dickson this weekend as part of its 85th anniversary. The event will be held from this Friday (Mar 9) to Sunday (Mar. 11) from 8am to 5pm. The demonstration however will […]

Malaysian Army

105mm Light Guns Going Airborne

PORT DICKSON: 105mm Light Guns Going Airborne. The new Nexter 105mm LG-1 howitzers will requip the 10th Para artillery regiment which currently uses the 105mm pack howitzers. Army chief Gen Zulkiple Kassim says the first batch of guns will be delivered late this year with full delivery expected in 2019. […]