Malaysia -RMN

Teguh and Gagah Samudera Commissioned

LUMUT: South Korean designed training ships – Teguh Samudera and Gagah Samudera – were finally commissioned into the RMN today. With the commissioning both ships are officially known as KD Gagah Samudera (271) and KD Teguh Samudera (272). They are now part of the Skuadron 27 training unit. Both ships […]

Malaysia -RMN

Broken Record

KUALA LUMPUR: Broken Record. The first of class LCS – PCU Maharaja Lela – is likely to be delivered to the RMN in 2019 without its major sub-system’s, its principal weapons. This was confirmed by Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Bhd (BHIC) LCS programme Director Azhar Jumaat in an interview at […]

Malaysia - RMAF

When It Rains

KUALA LUMPUR: When It Rains. Deftech is partnering with Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to offer the Anka MALE UAV for the Armed Forces. If the deal is approved six Anka UAV and a single ground station will be purchased, initially. More details is available here (registration required) A full size […]

Malaysia - RMAF

MPA Upgrades

KUALA LUMPUR: MPA and Upgrades. No contracts for the upgrades of the Nuri, Hawks and Hercules were signed at the recently concluded DSA 2018 although it was promised ahead of the show. However Indonesian Aerospace the manufacturer of RMAF CN-235s was awarded a three year MRO contract by the government. […]

Malaysian Army

Optics Galore – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Optics galore. All of the Army’s infantry units equipped with M4 carbines and FN Minimis are issued with combat optics for operations. The optics are not issued for parades, displays and training exercises, says an Army officer familiar with the matter. He did not say why the Army […]

Malaysian Army

Nexter 105LG1 Contract Confirmed

KUALA LUMPUR: A day after the 105LG1 contract was left out from the contract signing ceremony at DSA 2018, the contract has been confirmed. Nexter issued a release today confirming the contract The release The Ministry of Defense, Malaysia announced the acquisition of 18 units of 105LG1 artillery systems for […]

Malaysia -RMN

China LHD – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: China LHD. Its appears that I was misinformed about one of the MRSS models that was displayed at the RMN’s booth at DSA 2018. I posted earlier that it’s mini-Dokdo type LHD. I was told that’s its actually a model of a China made Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD). […]


PGA Getting New Guns – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: The General Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Am (PGA) is replacing the legendary Colt M16A1 assault rifle with another Colt fiream, the Advance Colt Carbine – Monolithic (ACC-M). The first batch of some 3000 ACC-M has already been delivered by SMEO last year while another batch of around […]