Defence Contract

Goose M4 Coming, Part 2. Updated

SHAH ALAM: Back in July 2023, Malaysian Defence reported that a tender for procurement, supply, testing and delivery of an 84mm anti-tank weapon system or the Saab Carl Gustav M4 – the latest version of the recoilless rifle – was floated on the Eperolehan website. The tender was for 110 […]

Defence Contract

Second Hornet Returns To Service

SHAH ALAM: RMAF today took delivery of F/A-18D M45-07 after the completion of her Local Planned Maintenance 12 Years (LPM12Y) programme at the Butterworth airbase. She is the second Hornet to undergo the LPM12Y programme after tail number 01. RMAF took delivery of 01 on January 5, last year. RMAF […]

Malaysian Armed Forces

Tabung Tragedi Lumut 2024

SHAH ALAM: For those wishing to donate the families of the 10 RMN personnel who died in the helicopter crashes on April 23, can do so now via the Tabung Tragedi Lumut 2024. The Malaysian Armed Forces release: SIARAN AKHBAR 29 APRIL 2024 π—žπ—˜π— π—˜π—‘π—§π—˜π—₯π—œπ—”π—‘ π—£π—˜π—₯𝗧𝗔𝗛𝗔𝗑𝗔𝗑 π— π—˜π—Ÿπ—”π—Ÿπ—¨π—œ π—”π—‘π—šπ—žπ—”π—§π—”π—‘ π—§π—˜π—‘π—§π—˜π—₯𝗔 π— π—”π—Ÿπ—”π—¬π—¦π—œπ—” (𝗔𝗧𝗠) […]

Defence Contract

Fire Fighting Tenders For RMAF

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has issued a MTO tender to deliver eight Airport Rescue Fire Fighting Vehicle (ARFFV) for RMAF. The eight vehicles will be shipped from Port of Savona in Italy to Subang airbase material depot. The eight ARFFV is manufactured by Magirus Italy at its plant in […]

Defence Contract

Its Electric Motorcycles

SHAH ALAM: In the first post on the quotation notice for fourty-five e-bikes for the Army, I wrote that it may well that the Army was looking for electric motorcycles. However, upon finding out that the sole company that took part had bid RM491,055 for each separate notice, I stated […]

Defence Contract

An Ada Class Coming to Town

SHAH ALAM: TCG Kinaliada – the fourth ship of the Ada class – will be visiting Malaysia in mid-May as part of a five month deployment to Japan and neighbouring countries. The ship according to Defense News left Turkiye on April 8. The publication stated: The navy deployed its Ada-class […]

Defence Contract

GOF APC Winner Revealed

SHAH ALAM: Back in June, last year, Malaysian Defence wrote about the tender for four armoured personnel carriers (APC) for the General Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Am of the police. Among the specifications for the APC are: An APC with a turbo-diesel engine with no less than 4,500cc; with […]


Two RMN Helicopters Crashed, Updated.

SHAH ALAM: Two RMN helicopters – a Fennec and an AW139 – crashed following a mid-air collision during a training flight at the Lumut airbase this morning. Pictures of the crash helicopter revealed that the two helicopters are M502-06 (Eurocopter Fennec) and M503-3, the Leonardo AW139, with the RMN designation […]

Asean and Malaysia

Fourth Invincible Class Submarine Launched

SHAH ALAM: Singapore senior minister Teo Chee Hean officiated the launch of the Republic of Singapore Navy’s fourth and final Invincible-class submarine, Inimitable, in Kiel, Germany, today. Many thanks to Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean for officiating the launch of the Republic of Singapore Navy’s 4th and final Invincible-class submarine, […]