Defence Contract

KA Tun Azizan, Long In the Tooth

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that KA Tun Azizan which commissioned into RMN service as an auxiliary ship in 2014 is not in a great shape. The first hint of trouble for the ship was revealed when a quotation notice was published on March 12 this year to tow her from […]

Pitch Black

Hornets Taking Part in Pitch Black 2024

SHAH ALAM: RMAF is sending an unknown number of its F/A-18D Hornets to Australia next month to take part in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Pitch Black 2024 (PB) exercise next month. Checks with RAAF PB website showed that the RMAF contingent will be part of the twenty-one strong […]

Defence Contract

More Logistics Support Bridges

SHAH ALAM: The Procurement Division of the Defence Ministry has issued a tender for the supply and delivery of five Logistics Support Bridges (LSB) for the Army. The tender was published June 11 and closes on July 4, a period of twenty-three days. The LSBs are British Bailey-style prefabricated and […]

Defence Contract

More Details on LMS Batch 2

SHAH ALAM: STM Defence of Turkiye has released technical specifications of the LMS Batch 2 of which three will be built in that country. The Defence Ministry issued the LOA for the three ships to the state-owned company, in Ankara, Turkiye on June 10. The release from STM: STM LMS […]

Defence Contract

LOA For LMS Batch 2 Delivered

SHAH ALAM: Turkish Defence Industry Secretariat announced that the Letter of Acceptance for the Littoral Mission Ship Batch 2 has been handed over in Turkiye today. This means that STM Defence has been awarded the contract to build the LMS Batch 2, Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin confirmed in a […]

Defence Contract

Tactical Gear For VAT 69 CT Team

SHAH ALAM: The Procurement Division of the Home Ministry has issued a tender for the supply and delivery of tactical gear for the police’s VAT 69 counter terrorism team. The winning bidder will supply the gear -from head to toe – within two years of getting the Letter of Award. […]

Defence Contract

New Equipment for 401 Squadron

SHAH ALAM: RMAF Air Operations Command Headquarters has issued ten quotation notices for the supply and delivery of various equipment and items for the 401 Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) Skuadron at the Labuan airbase. The equipment being sought are sixty ballistic helmets; body armour vest with hard plates (84); […]

Defence Contract

Maharaja Lela is off the Hardstand, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: A day after Malaysian Defence posted on PCU Maharaja Lela, Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin visited the Lumut naval base and Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) and announced that the LCS project was on track and on schedule. Khaled said that the ship was down-slip on May 23 and […]

Defence Contract

Maharaja Lela is off the hardstand

SHAH ALAM: AS reported previously it was planned under the sixth supplementary contract that the first LCS – PCU Maharaja Lela – will be put into water or using the technical term – down slip – in May, this year. The down slipping took place on May 21 based on […]