Asean and Malaysia

Singapore Cleared To Buy 12 F-35Bs

SHAH ALAM: Singapore cleared to buy 12 F-35Bs. The US State Department on Jan.9 announced the possible sale of 12 Lockheed Martin F-35Bs to Singapore, of about $2.75 billion (RM11.2 billion). The State Department’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced the possible in a notification to the US Congress, which will […]

Asean and Malaysia

Thailand Buying Boeing Little Birds

SHAH ALAM: Thailand buying Boeing Little Birds. The US State Department on Sept. 24 announced the proposed sale to Thailand of eight Boeing AH-6I light attack reconnaissance helicopters and related equipment in a deal worth $400 million (RM1.675 billion). Although its just an announcement of a proposed sale, it is […]

Asean and Malaysia

RTAF Museum

BANGKOK: RTAF Museum. If you happen to be in Bangkok and want to have a break from the shopping or partying perhaps you should make your way to the National Aviation Museum of the Royal Thai Air Force located adjacent to Don Muang International airport. Actually if you fly into […]

Asean and Malaysia

Carry On, Carry On

JAKARTA: Carry On. Carry On. Although funding for the new MPA and MRSS has yet to be found, likely in RMK12, the technical work on them is continuing. This is of course normal as specifications and technical requirements must be ready when funding is available. RMN chief Adm Kamarulzaman Badaruddin […]

Asean and Malaysia

Singapore Airshow 2018

SINGAPORE: The first day of the Singapore Airshow 2018 started with a bang, literally. One of the eight KAI T-50s of the ROKAF Black Eagles flipped and landed on its side at Changi airpport as it was taking off for the first day flight display performance. The airport fire team […]

Asean and Malaysia

Atlas and Flankers in Singapore

SHAH ALAM: Atlas and Flankers. Its not yet official but RMAF is sending the Sukhoi Su-30MKM Flanker and the Airbus A400M Atlas – to the Singapore 2018 Airshow, starting on Feb. 6 to 11. Although RMAF has not make the announcement yet, the aerial display list already included the Flanker […]

Asean and Malaysia

Bring It On Home

SHAH ALAM: Bring it on Home. It appears that there is more to the RTAF T-50TH arrival at Kuantan airport on Jan. 10. Initially I was told that the two T-50THs made a brief stop-over at Kuantan as part of its ferry flight from South Korea to Thailand. News reports […]

Asean and Malaysia

Your Time Is Gonna Come

SHAH ALAM: Your time is gonna come. As we wait for the official decision to put back the old soldier back to work, our neighbour in the north is upgrading its F-5E/Fs so it will be able to continue service past 2030. The Thais is spending some $180 million (RM770 […]

Asean and Malaysia

Alternate Runway Operations

SHAH ALAM: Alternate Runway Operations. I know this a website on Malaysian Defence but sometimes we need to look outside the box. In this case, down south, where the RSAF had conducted Exercise Torrent 2016, the alternate runway operations. The alternate runway exercise was conducted on Sunday where four F-15SGs, […]