Malaysian Defence

Kuantan Airbase Open Day June 2

SHAH ALAM: As part of the RMAF 66th anniversary celebrations (June 1), the service will be holding an open day at the Kuantan airbase on June 2 (Sunday). Among others there will be an air display, static display, parachute jumps and a carnival on that day. The open day will […]

Defence Contract

New Tender for NVGs

SHAH ALAM: In a previous post, Malaysian Defence wrote that the tender for 18 NVGs for use in northern Semenanjung, Sabah and Sarawak were cancelled. The tender was initially published as quotation notices by the Ordnance Group. Now a tender for NVGs- 86 units – has been published by the […]

Defence Contract

More Mortars For The Army, Part 3

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the Army is getting more mortars from a tender published in 2019. The tender called for the supply and delivery of 81mm mortars and fire control system -72 units – and transporter or vehicle. We now know that the winner of the tender is Rimbun […]

Tentera Darat

Army Chief Visits Turkish Manufacturers

SHAH ALAM: Army chief General TS Hafizudeain Jantan visited two Turkish armoured vehicles manufacturers during a tour of the country this week. He visited Turkey for the SEDEC conference fair. The manufacturers he visited were Nurol Makina and FNSS Savunma. Both companies had supplied armoured vehicles to the Army, Nurol […]

Defence Contract

More ATVs for the Army, Part 3, Winners Revealed

SHAH ALAM: Last April, Malaysian Defence wrote that the Ordnance Division has issued three separate quotation notices (QN) to supply ten all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) each for units conducting border patrols in the northern peninsula, Sabah, and Sarawak – for a total of thirty. The requirement called for two-seater ATVs with […]

Defence Contract

IPMS on LCS All Good

SHAH ALAM: Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) on May 17 held a signing ceremony with L3HARRIS MAPPS Sdn Bhd of the Critical Design Review of the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for the LCS project. The signing ceremony, according to Lunas, marks a pivotal step forward in ensuring the efficiency and […]

Defence Contract

Onwards and Beyond

SHAH ALAM: Undeterred by the recent setbacks to a much more resourceful competitor – Cendana Auto Sdn Bhd – is looking forward to compete in the next round of Army vehicles competition. Cendana has wrapped up deliveries of 207 4×4 vehicles ordered by the Army in 2019, comprising of 16 […]

Defence Contract

Mast on the Maharaja Lela

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) has installed parts of the ship sensor module – likely the radome which contained the main radar sensor – on the Maharaja Lela, the first LCS. This is a break from the method adopted by Naval Group for the Gowinds, […]