Malaysia -RMN

Approved Maintenance Organisation

SHAH ALAM: RMAF Directorate General Technical Airworthiness (DGTA) has approved and certified Skuadron 503 and Skuadron 601 as an Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO), the RMN Eastern Fleet Command said today. Both squadrons received the certificate at a ceremony at the Kota Kinabalu air base at the RMN naval base. The […]

Malaysia -police

Tender For GOF APC

SHAH ALAM: The Home Ministry has issued a tender for the supply and delivery of four armoured personnel carriers (APC) for the General Operation Force (GOF). The tender was published today June 16 and will closes on July 26. It must be noted that back in 2020 the then-IGP told […]

Malaysia -RMN

Fire on KD Laksamana Muhammad Amin

SHAH ALAM: A fire broke out on KD Laksamana Muhammad Amin corvette (pennant number 136) while she is undergoing the Obsolescence Programme Plus (OP Plus) at the Grade Marine Shipyard in Lumut today. Perak Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said they received a distress call at 10.03am and firemen from […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses… SG New MRCV

SHAH ALAM: ST Engineering Marine Ltd is expected to deliver the first of six Multi-Role Combat Vessels (MRCV) to the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) by 2028, it was announced on March 27. Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its subsidiary, ST Engineering had received the contract for […]

Airshow

What’s Up Flanker?

SHAH ALAM: What’s up Flanker. For those keeping up on defence matters on Malaysian Defence and others will be aware that the RMAF is keeping its MRCA fleet – the F/A-18 Hornets and Sukhoi Su-30MKM – beyond 2030. In the next few years – if it happens – the Hornet […]

Kementerian Pertahanan

29th Army Chief

SHAH ALAM: Army deputy chief Lieutenant General DS Mohammad Ab Rahman, 59, was promoted as general and appointed as the 29th Army chief today. He succeeded Gen TS Zamrose Mohd Zain, 61, who is retiring. The promotion and handing-over ceremony was witnessed by Defence Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan and Chief […]

Defence Contract

Block 20 FA-50 For RMAF

SHAH ALAM: Defence Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan today confirmed in Parliament that RMAF will be getting the latest version of the Korean Aerospace Industries FA-50 – the Block 20 – for its FLIT/LCA requirements. He said the Block 20 is the latest variant of the supersonic fighter jet, capable of […]

Defence Contract

More Stuff For the Army

SHAH ALAM: More stuff for the Army. The Army took delivery of trucks, bridges, radios, and boat trailers in a ceremony at the 92 Depoh Kenderaan Pusat at the Batu Kantomen camp in Kuala Lumpur on March 15. Army chief General TS Zamrose Mohd Zain officiated the ceremony. As for […]

Defence Contract

LMS Batch 2 Its Turkiye

SHAH ALAM: LMS Batch 2, Its Turkiye. Defence Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan told Parliament today that he will be going to Turkiye soon to negotiate the procurement of the Littoral Mission Ship Batch 2. He said that the Prime Minister had ordered him to go Turkiye to speak with his […]

Defence Contract

More Details on BNS/BHIC Legal Woes

SHAH ALAM: More details on BNS/BHIC legal woes. As part of its annual report, Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Bhd, the publicly listed engineering subsidiary of Boustead Holdings Bhd, published the legal actions taken against the company for its shipbuilding activities. The shipbuilding activities is undertaken by its associate company, Boustead […]