Malaysian Army

Guardians Soon To Lebanon – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Guardians Soon to Lebanon. The IAG Guardians meant for the Malaysian contingent (Malcon) in Lebanon are expected to enter service soon. The nine vehicles are waiting clearance from Lebanon authorities before the Malcon contingent could take possession of the vehicles. The Guardians will be armed with a pintle […]

Malaysia -RMN

MRSS To The Fore – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: MRSS to the fore. RMN Chief Adm Kamarulzaman Badaruddin says the service will reveal the MRSS design for its 15 to 5 transformation plan at DSA 2018. Indeed the navy did display the designs of the MRSS at its showcase at the trade show, starting today. Its “designs […]

Malaysia -RMN

MRSS Contenders – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Three contenders for the RMN’s MRSS requirements are being showcase at DSA 2018 which starts tomorrow at the MITEC, Jalan Duta. There are probably others as well but these were the three that I saw today, the media preview day. Two are the usual suspects, the PT PAL […]

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Cooler Heads Prevail – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Cooler Heads Prevail. Weststar’defense subsidiary, Global Komited, is displaying an Uro Vamtac 4X4 vehicle fitted with the Thales Rapid Ranger turret at the company’s showcase at DSA 2018. This was the first time, Global Komited had displayed the RapidRanger turret on a Vamtac vehicle. Two years ago it […]

Malaysian Army

Its The MD600N Lah – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Regular reader and commenter Ed Liew says there’s a different sort MD530G helicopter displayed at DSA 2018. As today was the first time I went to MITEC, the venue of DSA 2018, I can safely say Ed was not really accurate in his comments. The helicopter he saw […]

Malaysia -RMN

Teguh Samudera Delivered

SHAH ALAM: RMN’s second training ship, Teguh Samudera, has been delivered to the RMN in a ceremony at the Grade One Marine Shipyard, Lumut on Wednesday, Apr. 12. Grade One Marine was given the contract to complete the two 75 meter training ships after its original contractor went belly up […]

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RIMPAC and Refit

SHAH ALAM: RIMPAC and Refit. RMN’s flagship, KD Lekiu is to participate in RIMPAC 2018, the world’s largest maritime exercise. The biennial exercise is held between June and July of even numbered years out of Honolulu, Hawaii. Lekiu’s involvement in RIMPAC 2018 was revealed by the U.S Navy in a […]

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SHAH ALAM: LOI for MRSS soon? RMN chief Admiral Kamarulzaman Badaruddin says the navy will make public the chosen design of the MRSS at the upcoming DSA 2018 exhibition. He declined to name the design however. “It will be a surprise for the show” he says. Kamarulzaman says by making […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Airbus A400M Competition Returns

SHAH ALAM: Airbus A400M competition returns. The Airbus A400 photography competition returns for the second edition. The In Plane Sight Competition returns for 2018 for anyone who has captured a great photograph of the A400M. The deadline for the competition is Nov. 16. 2018. According to Airbus the A400M is […]