Malaysia -RMN

Back To The Future III

SHAH ALAM: Back to the future III. In the earlier post Back to the Future I reported that the newly refitted Laksamana class ships did not appear to be equipped with the Gem Electronicca Electro Optical Fire Control System (EOFCS). This was based on the pictures of the ships put […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Cheap, Upgraded Sea Kings For Sale

SHAH ALAM: Cheap, upgrades Sea Kings for sale. The U.S Department is selling up to a dozen refurbished S-61 Sea King helicopters. From The Drive. The General Services Administration (GSA) is already auctioning off the first five S-61Ts – with the U.S. civil registration numbers N107WK, N122WU, N375WS, N575AW, and […]

Defence White Paper

Defence White Paper, Why

SHAH ALAM: Defence white paper. Since the Defence Ministry announced that it was formulating a White Paper, last year, the minister, deputy and officials have try to explain the reasons for it. The ministry has even come up with a graphic to explain itself. Despite this, I believed, the ministry […]


More Moolah For Defence Ministry

SHAH ALAM: More money for Defence Ministry. The Defence Ministry budget for 2019 now stands at some RMR15.4 billion, with an extra RM226 million approved by the Parliament under a supplementary bill, on April 4. The extra money is part of the Operating Expenditure as Defence Minister Mohammad Sabu told […]

Malaysian Army

Goodbye Whirly Bird?

SHAH ALAM: Goodbye Whirly Bird? At LIMA 19 although the government signed several LOIs with Airod Sdn Bhd for the MRO of RMAF aircraft including VIP ones, what was glaring was the absence of the contract or even LOIs for the upgrade of the Nuri, Hawks and Hercules. As the […]