BHIC Shareholders Voted in Favour

SHAH ALAM: Boustead Heavy Engineering Corporation Bhd (BHIC) shareholders has voted in favour of all resolutions at its extraordinary general meeting, yesterday. The EGM was held virtually. From New Straits Times: KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Bhd (BHIC) has received shareholders’ approval for the debt settlement amounting to RM417 […]


Assault 4X4 Vehicle for DOSD, Updated

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the Defence Special Operations Division (DOSD/BOPKP) – the successor to the ill-fated National Special Operations Force (NSOF) – has taken delivery of a new 4X4 assault vehicle. DOSD may well call the new 4X4 as a rapid intervention vehicle (RIV). The RIV was made public […]

Defence Contract

Boats and Trailers to the Fore

SHAH ALAM: If you have been reading Malaysian Defence for a while now, you would have read that the Army had taken delivery a large number of assault boats and trailers within the last one year or so. The procurement of the boats was mandated by the government to allow […]

Defence Contract

New FCR For KD Jebat

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has issued a request for bids to supply, delivery, integration and commissioned of a new fire control radar optical (FCRO) for KD Jebat (pennant number 29). The advertisement for the item was published on December 26 2023, and closes on February 8, 2024. There are […]

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Fire Retardant Belts and Boots For the FRU

SHAH ALAM: On December 7, IGP TS Razaruddin Hussain announced that the Home Ministry has approved an allocation of RM22 million for the procurement of vehicles, anti-riot dogs and firearms for the Federal Reserve Unit (FRU). The recapitalisation of the FRU, it appears, has already started with the procurement of […]

Defence Contract

Good To Go, KM Tun Fatimah?

SHAH ALAM: Although her official handing over ceremonies were delayed twice – and many false starts – it appears MMEA first locally built OPV – KM Tun Fatimah/OPV1 – is already in its books. Malaysian Defence was told that the ship has been handed over to MMEA even without the […]

Malaysian Defence

Japan Fast Interceptor Boats

SHAH ALAM: Foreign Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan on December 18 that the Japan’s Official Security Assistance (OSA) grant aid announced two days earlier are drones and fast interceptor boats. The aid will be used for surveillance and monitoring of its maritime borders off Sabah’s east coast, an area under the […]

Defence Contract

BNS Looking For Workers

SHAH ALAM: Soon to be owned by Ministry of Finance Incorporated, Boustead Naval Shipyard – the builder of the LCS and RMN main workshop – is looking for workers. It is likely the workers are needed not just for the resumption of work for the LCS but for the ship […]


Japan To Provide Rescue Boats To Malaysia

SHAH ALAM: Japan is to provide rescue boats to Malaysia, Kyodo News reported today. It said that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed Saturday with his Malaysian counterpart Anwar Ibrahim to supply rescue boats to the Southeast Asian nation’s military, with China’s growing maritime assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific in focus. […]