Defence Contract

Close To Delivery MD530G

SHAH ALAM: Close to delivery MD530G. It appears that the MD Helicopter MD530G light scout attack helicopters is close to be delivered. I am basing this on two Twitter posts from a Vertical Mag journalist who was given an opportunity to fly on the helicopters in the last couple of […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Eks Paradise and Merdeka Flypast

SHAH ALAM: Eks Paradise and Merdeka Flypast.The Aeronautical Information Services of the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) has issued two supplementary AIPs for Malaysia, the first regarding Eks Paradise 8/2021 to be held in the central of the peninsula from July 27 (today) to August 2. The second AIP […]

Malaysian Defence

Racing Pistols For Army Shooting Team

SHAH ALAM: Racing pistols for Army shooting team. The Army is getting 30 9mm racing pistols for the – Malaysian Army Shooting Team – though it is unknown what type of handgun is being bought. The tender only specified 9mm high performance match grade semi automatic pistols and its numbers, […]

Bersama Lima

So Near But Yet So Far

SHAH ALAM: So near but yet so far. If you are reading Malaysian Defence you are probably interested in military news and affairs. Your interest may not only be limited to Malaysian defence news and it is likely that you are aware the British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and […]

Defence Contract

Tejas Will Be In The Mix

SHAH ALAM: Tejas will be in the mix for the LCA contest. Indian newspaper, the Financial Express is reporting that state owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will respond to a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) tender for Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), likely with the Tejas Mk1 LCA. According to the […]

Defence Contract

4X4 Ambulances For Civil Defence

SHAH ALAM: 4X4 ambulances for Civil Defence. In mid-June, polemic rose over a suggestion by the Health Minister to purchase negative pressure ambulances due to the current pandemic. What was more interesting was that most of the media that cover the controversy failed to notice that the Health Ministry had […]

Defence Contract

More LMGs For The Army

SHAH ALAM: More LMGs for the Army. Back in 2019, I wrote about the Army issuing a slew of request for bids for light machine guns, mortars, sniper rifles and light anti-tank weapons. We now know that the Army is getting Spanish mortars, Barret and Accuracy International anti-materiel and sniper […]

Defence Contract

Ammo For Keris Class Ships

SHAH ALAM: Ammo for Keris class ships. In a posting in 2017 on the LMS, I wrote that the Keris class ships will be fitted with a China made RWS and their ammo will likely be compatible with the current 30mm guns in service with the RMN. I was wrong, […]

Malaysian Defence

Another Iveco Daily in Army Service

SHAH ALAM: Another Iveco Daily in Army Service. Remember the Iveco Daily 4×4 Multi Channel Radio System (MCRS) vehicle that was featured here back in March? It appears apart from the MRCS, there is another Iveco Daily 4X4 in Army service, which it described as a TEW vehicle. I am […]

Malaysian Defence

Motherships For the Marine Police

SHAH ALAM: Motherships for the Marine police. A tender for two 60 meter motherships for the Marine police are expected to be announced soon, its commander Deputy Commissioner Mohd Yusoff Mamat said on July 7. The motherships will be tasked to support patrol boats in Malaysian waters, he added. The […]