Remember Me

SHAH ALAM: Remember me. In an extensive submission to Parliament yesterday, Defence Minister DS Hishammuddin Hussein answered various questions relating to his ministry as part of the current session. What is interesting – among the questions answered – was that the minister did not say anything about the MPA and […]

Defence Contract

Its A Kind of Magic

SHAH ALAM: Its a kind of magic. The Special Cabinet Committee on the LCS held another meeting on March 15 at the Defence Ministry. The committee comprised of the defense, economic, finance and entrepreneur ministers met to discussed on the direction and future of the LCS. According to a post […]

Malaysian Defence

The Truth Is Plain To See

SHAH ALAM: The truth is plain to see. Back in October, last year, the Eperolehan website floated a tender for 12.5 million rounds of 5.56mm SS109/M855 ball ammo. According to the specifications the round 5.56 mm ball shall be used with the following weapons such as follows: Steyr AUG. M16A1/A2. […]

Defence Shows

STRIDE Taking Part in DSA 2022

SHAH ALAM: Science & Technology Research Institue for Defence (STRIDE) will among the 1,170 exhibitors taking in the upcoming DSA 2022 exhibition, scheduled for March 28-31 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur. Stride in a posting on its social media said Pameran DSA 2022 […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…IAI MPA for APAC Customer

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses, IAI MPA for Asia-Pacific customer. Shephard Media is reporting that the Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) has secured a contract to supply an unnamed Asia-Pacific with an MPA like its very own ELI-3360 MPA. The story says: IAI has secured a production contract from an undisclosed Asia-Pacific […]

Defence Contract

Sanctions…No Problem

SHAH ALAM: Sanctions, no problem. The New Straits Times today reported that the sanctions imposed by most Western countries against Russia will have little impact on Malaysia in maintaining its equipment originating from that country. It quoted Aerospace Technology Systems Corporation Sdn Bhd (ATSC) chief executive officer Lt Col (Rtd) […]

Defence Contract

Trucks, FFR, LMG and Sniper Rifles For Army

SHAH ALAM: Trucks, FFR, LMG and Sniper Rifles for the Army. Back in early 2021, Malaysian Defence wrote on Cendana Auto getting the contract for the supply of 148 4X4 vehicles in four configurations for the Army. The four configurations are Fitted For Radio (FFR); Special Operations; Weapons Carrier and […]

Malaysian Defence

Gunjiz Takes Over From Krueger

SHAH ALAM: Gunjiz takes over from Krueger. General DS Asghar Khan Goriman Khan officially took over as the 20th RMAF chief from retiring General TS Ackbal Abdul Samad at the Subang air base today. Ashgar (call sign Gunjiz), 57 joined the RMAF in 1983 and became a pilot in 1985. […]

Defence Contract

Radio Mods For KD Rencong

SHAH ALAM: Radio mods for KD Rencong. In a post in January, Malaysian Defence wrote about the tender to repair/modify the radios on KD Rencong. I posted that it was likely that Rencong will have a new U/VHF radio, just like her sister ships, KD Keris; KD Sundang and KD […]