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, […]


MMEA DG Retires

SHAH ALAM: Just five months after his appointment, MMEA director-general Admiral (Maritime) Hamid Mohd Amin, will retire effective tomorrow. Hamid, who turned 60, tomorrow, was appointed as the sixth MMEA DG on November 6, last year. Malaysian Defence had speculated that he was given a two-year contract like the IGP […]


AW139 Black Boxes Found

SHAH ALAM: The flight data and voice recorders of the MMEA AW139 helicopter which crashed off off Kuala Selangor on March 5, were recovered today (April 17) after 44 days of searching. The previous report on the search for the recorders – better known as black boxes in the media. […]

Defence Contract

Ready for RIMPAC 2024

SHAH ALAM: Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) announced today that KD Lekiu had been towed to the RMN naval jetty in Lumut on April 12. The shipyard had stated on February 6 stated that the ship came into the yard -six days earlier for an emergency defect repair as preparation to […]

National Security Contract

Tender for 4X4s, Saloon Cars and Vans for PDRM

SHAH ALAM: The Home Ministry has issued three separate tenders for the supply of four-wheel-drive pickup trucks, saloon cars and vans for the police operational usage. The number of pickup trucks being sought is 221; thirty saloon cars and 240 for vans. The pick-up trucks being sought are the dual-cab […]

National Security Contract

Competition for AW139 full flight simulator

SHAH ALAM: The Procurement Division of the Home Ministry has issued a tender to procure an AW139 full flight simulator – Level D – to be operated at the training complex of the police Air Wing in Ipoh. An FFS is extensively used for pilot training and certification. The training […]