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Malaysian Defence

Predator XP and Aludra

SHAH ALAM: At the recent IDEX 2011 show it was announced an export version of the Predator UAV or UCAS in US parlance, is now available for non-Nato countries. The US decision to block the export of the Predator or its much more capable Reaper has led to various countries […]

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Malaysia -RMN

SGPV or LCS…Part II

SHAH ALAM: Here are the latest buzz on the SGPV/LCS project. It appears that the Boustead proposal is not exactly the slam dunk that the company officials was wishing for. With six foreign shipbuilders vying to become the technology partner for Boustead there is a high probability that the SGPV/LCS […]

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Cougar Rising Part ????

PETALING JAYA: Its nice to hear after the SGPV confirmation (which is probably a boo-boo) that the second of the Malaysian Armed Forces “must buy” RMK10 list is on the way. Yes, I am talking about the Eurocopter Cougar. After almost five years in gestation, the programme has finally taken […]

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1Malaysia

Support Hata Wahari and NUJ

KUALA LUMPUR: I dont normally do this but this is important. It is not just that I know Hata but as a former unionists and a believer of press freedom, I am proud to use this space to express my support to him. Waliao! –Malaysian Defence If you like this […]

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Myths and Defence

KUALA LUMPUR: Everyone who has Astro and subscribed to the Learning Channel will have seen the Mythbusters. These fellas get paid to have fun busting myths and urban legends. However in Malaysia there is an ongoing myth that the Armed Forces can afford to have a lot things that other […]