Malaysian Army

GGK LSV – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: GGK LSV. Most of are you are aware that the Special Services Group or Grup Gerak Khas (GGK) operates a small number of Glover Webb Light Strike Vehicles (LSV). These vehicles are long in the tooth and with the recent RM50 million allocation for the GGK the Army […]

Malaysia -RMN

Cold Feet – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Cold Feet. Although RMN Chief Adm Kamarulzaman Badaruddin had said that the service will unveil the design of the MRSS at DSA 2018, it appears that will not happen. I was told that the Defense Ministry officials were concerned how such a move will be digested ahead of […]

Malaysian Defence

Contracts at DSA 2018 – Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: The government signed eight contracts, three MOU and six offset agreements as well 10 Letter of Awards and three Letters of Intents worth some RM18.3 billion for the Armed Forces and Home Ministry agencies at DSA 2018 today. Some RM14.396 billion are for the six offset agreements related […]

Malaysia -RMN

NSM In The House – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (Kongsberg) was today awarded the Letter of Acceptance for the contract to purchase the NSM for six LCS under the construction. The LOA was handed over to Kongsberg at DSA 2018 today (Apr. 18). Malaysian Defence had previously confirmed the deal earlier this […]

Malaysian Defence

M109 A5 Contract – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: The contract signing for the M109 A5 SPH howitzers will be signed on Apr 18, the contract signing day for DSA 2018. US Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Lakhdir will represent the US for the Excess Defense Articles (EDA) program. Deftech, the company likely to be awarded the support […]

Malaysian Army

Revival of 6X6 – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Revival of the 6X6. One of the most surprising aspect of DSA 2018 is the appearance of two 6X6 armored vehicles in the exhibition halls. They are the FNSS PARS 6X6 and the Hanwa Defense Vehicles Tigon 6X6. While the Pars 6X6 had been exhibited by FNSS before, […]

Malaysia -RMN

BNS LMS Concept – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Apart from the NGPV Batch 2 concept ship, BNS is also displaying its own conceptual design for the LMS Batch 2. Like the NGPV Batch 2 concept the LMS Batch 2 Concept is derived from conversations with the RMN on their requirements. Unlike the first four LMS, the […]

Malaysia -police

GSO and EOD Vehicles – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Deftech Sdn Bhd is supplying nine Mercedes Benz EOD and 50 Isuzu D-MAX GSO vehicles for the police as part of the service recapitalisation program.These vehicles are being displayed at Deftech’s showcase at the DSA 2018 which incorporated the NATSEC exhibition. The EOD vehicle is derived from Mercedes […]

Malaysia -RMN

BNS NGPV Concept – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: BNS NGPV Concept. Boustead Naval Shipyard is displaying a model of its conceptual design for the second batch New Generation Patrol Vessel at DSA 2018. Under the RMN 15-to-5 transformation plan, 12 NGPV Batch 2 will complement the six Kedah class patrol vessel already in service. Unlike the […]