Back Into The Future

SHAH ALAM: Back into the future. RMN has published its procurement priorities – some might call it wish list – for RMK12. The procurement plan was announced by RMN chief Admiral Reza Sany during his speech – made via the service’s social media channel – for the 86th anniversary of […]

Asean and Malaysia

All Is Well

SHAH ALAM: All is well. It was widely reported last week that the RMN together with RMAF had stopped a botload of Rohingyas from entering the country from the Andaman sea. One of the ships involved, KD Kasturi, handed over food and water to the boat before ensuring that the […]


Back in the Saddle Again

SHAH ALAM: Back in the saddle again. It appears that KD Tun Razak, the second Prime Minister-class submarine, has returned into service after its refit programme. The RMN published a video about the submarine on patrol, yesterday, on its YouTube channel yesterday. In the 1.17 minute video, the submarine was […]


Pitch Black 2020 Canceled

SHAH ALAM: Pitch Black 2020 Canceled. The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has officially announced the Pitch Black 2020 air exercise has been canceled due to the travel restrictions imposed in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. From NT News Australia, go here (paywall) To ensure compliance with COVID-19-related Government restrictions […]

Malaysia -Armed Forces

Border Security Redux

SHAH ALAM: Border security redux. The security services are deploying more men and equipment to border areas as the Covid 19 pandemic threatens to unleash a new wave of refugees to the country. The Armed Forces said it was ready to beef up its forces in the border areas as […]

Malaysia -Armed Forces

Five Days of Flying

SHAH ALAM: Five days of flying. The crews of the Airbus EC 725 AP helicopters from the No. 5 Squadron has completed their operations to transport essential food items to rural areas in Sarawak within the last five days. In total 13 sorties were conducted during the operations which were […]

defence Industry


SHAH ALAM: New CEO at BHIC. Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC), has appointed Sharifuddin Md Zaini Al-Manaf as its new chief executive officer effective on April 1, the company says. BHIC in a statement said Sharifuddin was the former CEO of Orkim Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian state owned investment company […]


PDRM Helicopters Flying Again

SHAH ALAM: PDRM helicopters flying again. PDRM Air Wing helicopters – the Ecureil and the AW139s, were seen flying over the weekend, most likely after being grounded for safety checks following a crash involving one of the helicopters in Tawau, on February 28. Crash story here. The helicopter that crashed […]