Tentera Darat

Condor Replacement Programme Part…?

SHAH ALAM: Condor replacement programme part..It appears that the Defence Ministry is preparing for an open competition to find the replacement for the APC for the Malbatt mission in Lebanon. Berita Harian reported the statements by Defence Minister DS Ismail Sabri on the issue. Kementerian Pertahanan kini dalam proses memanggil […]

Tentera Darat

I Can See Clearly Now..

SHAH ALAM: I can see clearly now or not. Last year about the same time, more or less, Malaysian Defence wrote about a tender for 24 weapon carriers for the Army. The story The first two advertisements – dated 27 Aug. 2019 and closing on 15 September – are for […]

Tentera Darat

More Goose and RPG Ammo

SHAH ALAM: More Goose and RPG rounds. The Army is getting more rounds for its Saab Carl Gustav 84mm recoilless rifles and the RPG-7s with the Defence Ministry today publishing the request for bids for both items on the e-Perolehan website. The deadline for both RFB is 22 September. The […]


MPA and MALE UAVs Out For Tender

SHAH ALAM: MPA and MALE UAVs out for tender. The Defence Ministry has published advertisements on the international tender process for two maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and three MALE UAVs in two local newspapers yesterday. The advertisements were published in the NST and Berita Harian. The advertisements stated that local […]

Auditor General Report

I Can See Clearly Now

SHAH ALAM: I can see clearly now. The decision not to arm the nine Guardians 4X4 APC with a remote weapon station (RWS) for the Malbatt contingent in Lebanon has resulted in a loss of RM2.22 million in reimbursements from the United Nations. The Auditor General in its 2018 report […]

Tentera Darat

LAW On The Firing Line

SHAH ALAM: LAW on the firing line. Three years ago I wrote that the Army was getting a batch of Nammo M72 anti structure and anti tank versions of the light anti tank weapon (LAW) based on a tender to transport these weapons from Norway to Malaysia. Two years ago […]

Defence Contract

Nothing To See Here

SHAH ALAM: Nothing to see here. Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC) reported a rather lackluster performance for the first six months of the year though it will depend on what report you read. The Edge reported that: Boustead Heavy Industries Corp Bhd (BHIC), which slipped into the red in the […]

Tentera Darat

New DISD Boss

SHAH ALAM: New DISD boss. Deputy Defence Intelligence Staff Division (DISD) chief Maj General Datuk Ahmad Norihan Jalal has been promoted as Lt General and appointed as the DISD chief in a ceremony yesterday. He is now the Armed Forces head of intelligence or director-general. Ahmad Norihan was among seven […]

Defence Contract

Hungary Signs Deal For Lynx IFV

SHAH ALAM: Hungary signs deal for Lynx IFV. Despite the doom and gloom in the defence industry due to the economic downturn due to the coronavirus pandemic, some countries are still going ahead with their defence deals. One of them is Hungary which on 17 August signed a deal to […]

Malaysian Defence

Boustead Sues Former Big-Wigs

SHAH ALAM: Boustead sues former big-wigs. Boustead Holdings Bhd had file a suit against its former chairman, former managing director and four other directors “for purported breach of fiduciary duty and is seeking jointly from them a sum of £6.4 million (RM35.37 million current value), according to the Edge newspaper. […]