Malaysia -RMN

Refit For KD Terengganu

SHAH ALAM: Refit for KD Terengganu. KD Terengganu, the fourth ship in the Kedah class is expected to undergo a refit at the Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) in Lumut, later this year. Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation on June 20 announced to Bursa Saham that BNS, its associate company had accepted […]

Boeing T-X
Malaysia - RMAF

More Details on LCA and UAV RFI

SHAH ALAM: More details on LCA and UAV RFI. The Dewan Rakyat has published the written answers on RMAF LCA and UAV RFI based in questions posed by Tanjung Malim MP Chang Lih Kang. Chang asked the names of the LCA and UAV models and companies involved and the amount […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Thailand Upgrading Hercules Engines

SHAH ALAM: Thailand upgrading Hercules engines. It was announced at the Paris Air Show that the Royal Thai Air Force has become the first international customer to sign for the Rolls Royce T56 Series 3.5 engine upgrade. From Rolls Royce Rolls-Royce is pleased to announce the Royal Thai Air Force […]

Malaysian Defence

The One That Got Away

SHAH ALAM: The One That Got Away (TOGO). As we wait for the funding of the MPA in the next several years, Malaysian Defence can now reveal that the contract for these aircraft would probably have been signed at LIMA 19. That said it was more likely to happen if […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Airbus and OCCAR Sign A400M Contract Amendment

SHAH ALAM: Airbus and OCCAR sign A400M Contract Amendment. Airbus SE has signed the A400M contract amendment with OCCAR, the Bonn, Germany-based organisation for joint armament cooperation, which manages the multinational programme on behalf of the Launch Customer Nations Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Belgium and Luxembourg. This contract […]

Malaysian Army

Report Lodged On MD530G Deal

SHAH ALAM: Report lodged on MD530G deal. Bernama, the national news agency today reported that the Defence Ministry has lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti Corruption Agency (MAAC) regarding the MD530G deal for the Army. The Bernama report PUTRAJAYA, June 13 (Bernama) — The Defence Ministry today lodged a […]

Malaysia - RMAF


SHAH ALAM: MPA and MALE UAV in RMK12. The procurement of two maritime patrol aircraft and three medium altitude long endurance UAV will take place in RMK12, says the Defense Ministry. The possibility of the purchase of the MPAs and drones being deferred to RMK12 was raised in the interview […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

SHAH ALAM: Mirror, mirror on the wall. Apart from the RFIs for LCA, MPA and UAV, RMAF had also issued request for information for long range, air surveillance radars ahead of LIMA 19. Three OEMs namely Leonardo, Saab and BAE Systems had confirmed receiving the RFI for the air surveillance […]

Malaysia -RMN

A Dozen ScanEagle Drones For Malaysia

SHAH ALAM: A dozen Scaneagle drones for Malaysia. It appears that Malaysia is getting more Insitu Scaneagle drones for ISR missions. Late last year it was announced that RMN is getting two ScanEagle drone system from the US under Pentagon Maritime Security Initiative. A typical ScanEagle drone system usually has […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Swimming in A Fishbowl

SHAH ALAM: Swimming in a fishbowl. IT appears that my post on Kuwaiti Hornets was overly optimistic. RMAF chief Gen. Affendi Buang downplayed the possibility in response to written questions posed to him ahead of the service’s 61st anniversary today. He said that although it welcome any offer of used […]