JS Izumo
Malaysia -RMN

Japan Biggest Warship Comes A Calling

SHAH ALAM: Japan’s biggest warship, helicopter destroyer, JS Izumo – DDH183 — arrives in Port Klang, this morning. Izumo which is on four-day port call in Malaysia was escorted by another destroyer, JS Murasame – DD101. The two vessels, part of the Escort Flotilla 1 of the Japan Maritime Self […]

Malaysia -RMN

A Walk On Part…

SHAH ALAM: A walk on part…. It appears that KD Jebat is set to get a new “brain” as it enters the 20th year anniversary in the RMN. The new brain is of course the locally developed Vibrant 1 combat management system. As reported previously the Vibrant 1 CMS had […]

KD Gempita
Malaysia -RMN

Where Do You Roam

SHAH ALAM: Where Do You Roam. As posted previously both the Kedah and Laksamana class ships would be fitted with the GEM Electronica Electro Optical Firing Control System (EOFCS) as part of the RMN intention to put more hulls at sea. As part of the plan, the RMN is also […]


Investigations Into Gempita and Adnan Deals

SHAH ALAM: Investigations into Gempita and Adnan deals. Two company officials have been remanded by the Anti Corruption Commission in connection into investigations into the supply of equipment destined for military vehicles. From the Star. PUTRAJAYA: Graft investigators are to question more people in a further probe into alleged bribery […]

Malaysian Defence

Changes at Boustead

SHAH ALAM: Changes at Boustead. On April 8, this year, DS Amrin Awaluddin was appointed MD of Boustead Holdings, the public listed company controlled by the Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT). He replaced TS Che Lodin Wok Kamaruddin, who resigned from Boustead on Dec. 31, 2018. Boustead’s subsidiary Boustead Heavy […]

Malaysian Defence

Fairest of Them All

SHAH ALAM: Fairest of them all. Three UAVs competing for a RMAF requirement for a medium altitude, long endurance unmanned intelligence,surveillance, reconaissance and armed drone took part at the recent LIMA 19. A US ANG MQ-9 Predator drone was the only real aircraft that took part in the show, the […]


Marine Police Got New Boats

SHAH ALAM: The Marine police got new boats. The Marine Police on May 2 accepted the delivery of two unit of fast assault craft, designated as PC class patrol craft from Gading Marine, a member of Gading Group. The two boats are called PC 31 and PC 32. “The addition […]

Kementerian Pertahanan

Hardly Believe It

SHAH ALAM: Hardly believe it. It appears that the government is warming up to the idea of getting the Hornets soon to be retired by Kuwait. This is the impression I got when told that the proposal to get the Kuwaiti Hornets was being discussed during the various events held […]