More Life For The Hawks

SHAH ALAM: More life for the Hawks. It appears that BAE Systems has demonstrated its Hawk trainers has a service life of 50,000 hours. The demonstration of the structural life of the Hawk was done in Australia by BAE Systems. The release from BAE Systems: A Hawk aircraft, the advanced […]

Defence Contract

Tebuan II ?

SHAH ALAM: Tebuan II. It appears that Leonardo has named its M-345 jet trainer – as the Tutor II specifically for Canada. The naming is an homage for the Canadair CT-114/CL-41 Tutor which served with as the primary jet trainer of the the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from the […]

Defence Contract

SGPV – Laksamana – LCS

SHAH ALAM: SGPV – Laksamana – LCS. Since the recent brouhaha over the LCS, many Malaysian Defence readers have asked in the comments section on what had happened in the past. Actually Malaysian Defence has written various posts on the issue from when the ship was called the Second Generation […]


Mini CMS For FAC Fleet

SHAH ALAM: Mini CMS for FAC fleet. The Defence Ministry has issued a request for bids for the procurement of “mini”Combat Management System (mini CMS) for RMN’s fleet of 14 fast attack craft. The RMN currently operates 14 FACs – six Jerong class, four Perdana class and four Handalan class […]

Malaysia -RMN

Here We Go Again LCS

SHAH ALAM: Here we go again. It appears that the government is considering its options to save the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) project. Defence Minister DS Ismail Sabri told Parliament today that they were looking at three options to salvage the project to ensure the completion of the ships He […]

Tentera Darat

Three MD530Gs Helicopters Ready

SHAH ALAM: Three MD530Gs helicopters ready. Defence Minister DS Ismail Sabri told Parliament today that MD Helicopters had completed the manufacture three out of six MD530G light scout attack helicopters contracted for the Army. He said the helicopters however has yet to be certified due to the travel restrictions imposed […]

Defence Contract

Boeing Legacy Fighters on Steroids

SHAH ALAM: Boeing legacy fighters on steroids. Boeing – without any contract to produce stealth fighters – have reinvented its legacy fighters in order to prolong their service lives. The two are of course, the F-15EX and the Super Hornet Block IIIs. The re-invented fighters are meant for the US […]