Tentera Darat

40th Third Brigade Commander

SHAH ALAM: Brigadier Sauffi Omar, 53, has taken over as the commander of the Third Infantry Brigade based at Penrissen Camp today. He took over from the acting commander Colonel Mohamad Rosly Darasid. The Royal Ranger Regiment officer is the 40th commander of the brigade. General Officer Commanding First Division […]


Fennec Out Off Position

SHAH ALAM: The investigation into the crashes that killed ten RMN personnel on April 23 showed that one of the helicopters – the Airbus Fennec AS555N – was not flying at its designated path and altitude leading to the collision with the Leonardo AW139 MOH. The collision caused both machines […]

Defence Contract

Its Desa Kencana at Lahad Datu

SHAH ALAM: Work at the new camp at Felda Sahabat at Lahad Datu has started but its long way to be finished. Pictures of the new camp site showed that the earth work – levelling the site and likely drainage has been completed but work on buildings has not started […]

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 […]