Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…More Details on the PN New OPV

SHAH ALAM: In a previous post, Malaysian Defence wrote about the 11 new ships the Philippines Navy is buying. Among the 11 ships are six OPVs which it is buying from South Korea. On June 27, the Philippine government signed a contract with South Korean shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) […]

Asean and Malaysia

MUH In Kota Kinabalu

SHAH ALAM: MUH in Kota Kinabalu. IT appears that the first two Leonardo AW139 Maritime Operations/Utility helicopters (MUH) have already been delivered to the RMN air wing unit at the Kota Kinabalu naval base in Teluk Sepanggar. This was revealed during the official visit of the Republic of Singapore Navy […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…IAI MPA for APAC Customer

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses, IAI MPA for Asia-Pacific customer. Shephard Media is reporting that the Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) has secured a contract to supply an unnamed Asia-Pacific with an MPA like its very own ELI-3360 MPA. The story says: IAI has secured a production contract from an undisclosed Asia-Pacific […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…More Blackhawks For The Philippines

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses… More Blackhawks for the Philippines. The Philippines government in Manila signed a contract for 32 Sikorsky S70i Blackhawk helicopters for $624 million (RM2.6 billion) today (February 22, 2022). The deal for helicopters will also include an integrated logistics support and training package for pilots and maintenance […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…Thailand Orders Boeing Little Birds

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses… Thailand buying Little Birds. Back in November, 2019, the US State Department 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). It appears that contract has been finalized as the […]