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Rencong Home

SHAH ALAM: Rencong home. The fourth and last China made Littoral Mission Ship (LMS) – Rencong – has arrived at her home – Kota Kinabalu Naval base in Teluk Sepanggar, here, today. RMN took delivery of Rencong at the Wuchuan Shipyard at Nantong City, Qidong in China, just ten days […]

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FLT/LCA & UAS by 2024?

SHAH ALAM: LCA/UAS by 2024. In an earlier post, we found out that a South Korean investment firm stated the decision for the FLIT/LCA in favour of Korean Aerospace Industries T-50/F-50 Golden Eagle will be made in the first quarter of 2022. I wrote that I believed that a decision […]

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Nothing To See Here

SHAH ALAM: Nothing to see here. The Kuwaiti Army through its social media – Twitter – has denied that the country is in negotiations with Malaysia for the use of its classic Hornets. The Kuwaiti Army post on Dece. 23 stated: The General Staff of the Army denies the news […]

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Still Waiting For You

SHAH ALAM: Still waiting for you. Malaysia wants to buy Kuwaiti Air Force (KAF) Boeing F/A-18 Hornets but has yet to negotiate with the government of the Middle East country for the deal, Deputy Defence Minister DS Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz told Dewan Negara today. He said the planned purchase […]

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FLIT/LCA Decision In the First Quarter of 2022?

SHAH ALAM: FLIT/LCA Decision in the first quarter of 2022? Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is expecting Malaysia and Senegal to make decisions on their next military jet purchases in Quarter One next year, an analysis from Shinhan Investment Corporation said. The report puts Malaysia‚Äôs contract to be worth US$197 million […]

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Rencong Delivered

SHAH ALAM: Rencong delivered. The RMN has taken delivery of LMS Rencong – the fourth Keris-class and the last – ship today at the Wuchuan Shipyard at Nantong City in China. The delivery and naming ceremony of Rencong – pennant number 114 – was done by the ship’s sponsor, Puan […]