Defence Contract

Army Takes Delivery of MD530Gs

SHAH ALAM: The Army Air Wing has today (February 28, 2022) taken delivery of the six MD530Gs Light Strike Attack Helicopters (LSAH) ordered some seven years ago. The in-country delivery ceremony took place at the Invation Hangar 2 in Subang, a week after the helicopters arrived by sea. The formal […]

Defence Contract

GGK Sub-Gun Tender Awarded

SHAH ALAM: GGK sub-machine gun tender which was published last September has been awarded to Flumen Technologies Sdn Bhd, a company which is part of Flumen Holdings. The company is operating out of Setiawangsa in Kuala Lumpur. A check with the Eperolehan website today showed that Flumen Technologies was awarded […]

Defence Contract

RMAF Third Atlas Returned From Sevilla

SHAH ALAM: One of the four Airbus A400M Atlas airlifter has returned from Seville, Spain after undergoing an upgrade for its capabilities. Although the Airbus release did not identify the aircraft, from the picture it provided, it is the third Atlas – M54-03. Malaysian Defence did a story on its […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…More Blackhawks For The Philippines

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses… More Blackhawks for the Philippines. The Philippines government in Manila signed a contract for 32 Sikorsky S70i Blackhawk helicopters for $624 million (RM2.6 billion) today (February 22, 2022). The deal for helicopters will also include an integrated logistics support and training package for pilots and maintenance […]

Defence Contract

100 More One-Tonne GS Truck

SHAH ALAM: 100 more one-tonne GS truck. The Army is getting 100 more one-tonne GS truck in 2022, which likely bring the retirement of Land Rovers GS trucks in its service. Army chief General Mohd Zamrose Zain announced this today as part of the pre-anniversary celebrations of the service. Army […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…Thailand Orders Boeing Little Birds

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses… Thailand buying Little Birds. Back in November, 2019, the US State Department announced the proposed sale to Thailand of eight Boeing AH-6I light attack reconnaissance helicopters and related equipment in a deal worth $400 million (RM1.675 billion). It appears that contract has been finalized as the […]

Malaysian Defence

Ammo For Keris Class, Part 3

SHAH ALAM: Ammo for Keris class, Part 3. Last July and November, I wrote about the tenders for ammunition for the 30 mm CS/AN3 Single Barrel Rapid Fire Naval Gun on the Keris class. There were at least three tenders, one for 30mm High Explosive Incendiary (HEI) rounds, being sourced […]

Defence Contract

MMEA’s OPV Delayed

SHAH ALAM: MMEA’s OPVs delayed. Home Minister DS Hamzah Zainuddin has confirmed that the MMEA’s three OPVs built by TH Heavy Engineering Bhd are delayed, though he did not reveal the new deliveries dates for them. Hamzah was reported by Bernama as saying that the first OPV – Tun Fatimah […]