Kementerian Pertahanan

Now You See It, Now You…

SHAH ALAM: In a previous post I mentioned that the Defence Ministry and the services in general are very reluctant to talk about their intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) equipment. Apart from radars and EO equipment, other items include MSA, MPA and anything that fall in between – things like […]

LTAT

LTAT left Leaderless, Updated.

SHAH ALAM: Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) – the Armed Forces Fund Board – is left leaderless after its chairman TS Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed retired yesterday. LTAT issued a statement that he had retired. His retirement came a week after the resignation of the CEO Ahmad Nazim Abd […]

Defence Contract

MSA Project Complete

SHAH ALAM: It appears that RMAF MSA fleet is complete, with the third aircraft already operational with No 1 Skuadron at the Kuching airbase in Sarawak. Tail number 01 – which was the last to be sent to Bandung for the MSA conversion – was pictured at the airbase in […]

Defence Contract

More Eco-Friendly Training Grenades

SHAH ALAM: Back in September 2021, Malaysian Defence posted the story on the RFB for 20,000 eco-friendly training hand grenades (EFTHG). The LOA of RM2.8 million for the RFB was awarded to Prima Technology Sdn Bhd. The MTO contract for the EFTHG was awarded to Multi Modal Freight Sdn Bhd […]

Defence Contract

Spanish LAW RFB

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has published a request for bids for the supply and delivery of the light anti-tank weapon (LAW) C90 for the Army. The RFB for the Spanish made Instalanza C90 LAW is for 780 units. This will be the biggest anti-tank weapon purchase in recent memory. […]

Defence Contract

VIP Nuris Being Sold

SHAH ALAM: RMAF two VIP Nuri helicopters – Agusta AS-61N1 – tail number M39-01 and M39-2 – are being disposed. However, it is unclear whether they had been offered for sale or the tender for them will be published soon. RMAF in a social media post on January 27 on […]

Defence Contract

Gifted US Radar at Labuan Operational

SHAH ALAM: Deputy Defence Minister Adly Zahari on January 27 confirmed that the Lockheed Martin TP-77 long range air surveillance radar gifted by the US located in Labuan, is now operational. He said the radar arrived in December. Adly was speaking to reporters at Labuan airbase after visiting Sabah and […]

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Its LUNAS!

SHAH ALAM: Lumut Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd on January 24 formerly announced that it’s acronym should be LUNAS instead of LNS. The new name came from its rebranding from Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS). The company is now a MOF Incorporated company. The release: Lumut, Perak, Malaysia – 24 January 2024: […]