Unmanned Wing Man

SHAH ALAM: Unmanned Wing Man. Even as we struggle to find the proper funding for RMAF Cap 55 plan and her sister services recapitalisation projects, the world continue to move ahead. At the Avalon Show 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, Boeing unveiled a full size mock up of the Air Power […]

Malaysian Army

Army Day 2019

SHAH ALAM: Army Day 2019. As part of the Army Day celebrations this year, the service is having a three day exhibition cum anniversary celebration at Ladang Kemuning, at Sungai Siput, Perak. Second Brigade Commander, Brig. Mohd Nizam Jaafar said this was the first time the event – marking the […]

Malaysian Army

AV8 Developments

SHAH ALAM: AV8 Developments. Like Destini it appears that Deftech has managed to exorcise its ties to the past regime. This was likely the reason as Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu made an official visit to the Deftech plant in Pekan on Feb. 15, though it was a closed door affair […]

Defence Contract

Australia Signs Deal For 12 Submarines

SHAH ALAM: Australia signs deal for 12 submarines. After three years of negotiations, Australia and Naval Group finally signed the Strategic Partnering Agreement for the country’s Future Submarine Programme. With the agreement, the construction of 12 conventional submarines, to be known as the Attack class will begin soon. What is […]

Malaysia - RMAF

RFI for LCA and UAVs

SHAH ALAM: RFI for LCA and UAVs. On Feb 1, I wrote for Aviation Week, Malaysia has begun a quest to purchase light combat aircraft (LCA) and unmanned surveillance and attack aircraft, issuing requests for information (RFIs) from selected manufacturers despite uncertainty about when funding will be available. In a […]