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Black Hawks, Still Waiting For You

SHAH ALAM: The Army is still waiting for the leased Black Hawk helicopters, said Army chief TS General Hafizuddeain Jantan today adding that he will be discussing with Aerotree Sdn Bhd officials on the new delivery schedule for them. He said the company had also agreed to assume the Liquidated […]

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DSA 2024 Contracts, Part 1

SHAH ALAM: On September 4, last year, Malaysian Defence had exclusively reported that the Roketsan Karaok anti-tank guided weapon-medium range (ATGW-MR) was selected to meet the requirements of the Army for such weapon. The 18 Roketsan Karaok ATGW-MR system purchased will come with six missiles for each launcher. The package […]

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Its the Guardian Extreme for GOF APC

SHAH ALAM: In late April, Malaysian Defence reported that Global Komited Sdn Bhd – a subsidiary of the Weststar Group – was awarded the Letter of Award for the tender of four armoured personnel carriers (APC) for the General Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Am of the police. As the […]

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Winner of Muhammad Amin FCS Tender Revealed

SHAH ALAM: Mindmatics Sdn Bhd was awarded the Letter of Award for the tender to supply, deliver, install, integration and commissioning of a Fire Control System for KD Laksamana Muhammad Amin. Checks with the Eperolehan confirmed the LOA to Mindmatics. The tender for the FCS was published in November, last […]

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Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod for RMAF

SHAH ALAM: RMAF is set to buy ten Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods and related equipment for its F/A-18D Hornet for an estimated cost of $80 million or some RM379 million. The US Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) made the announcement on May 6. Once it is delivered, the Sniper pod […]

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Combat Utes for the Army, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Back in March, Malaysian Defence reported that the Army intent to procure some 100 combat buggies for use by its forces to augment the scramblers in reconnaissance platoons. The extra capacity of the combat utes will allow scouts to carry more equipment. And it appears that the leading […]


DSA2024: RMN New 15-to-5, Not…

SHAH ALAM: In his speech for the RMN 90th anniversary, RMN chief Admiral Rahman Ayob said the new 15-to-5 plan is expected to be unveiled at DSA 2024. However, I have been told that the launch has been postponed. Why? According to the people who spoke to Malaysian Defence the […]

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RMN New 15-to-5 Plan

SHAH ALAM: The re-alignment of the RMN 15-to-5 plan means the service will have two more classes of ships, which had not been mentioned in the old one. The two classes are designated as the support group – four mine-hunters and two hydrographic ships. It must be noted under the […]