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Malaysia -RMN

Frigates, Oh, Frigates

SHAH ALAM:It is now confirmed, RMN is getting two more frigates to supplement the KD Jebat and KD Lekiu. The new frigates is will be a derivative of Jebat and Lekiu, but with a different sort of missiles and combat systems. Probably a new gun too, most likely the Oto […]

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Malaysia - RMAF

Mk II in a paddy field

SHAH ALAM: A Pilatus PC-7 Mk II turbo=prop trainer made an emergency landing in a paddy field near Alor Setar, Kedah early this morning. Both crew, Lt Kol Mutalib Abdul Wahab, 46, and Mejar Tan Thian Khim, 34, walked away from the crash. As usual not much information were given […]

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Malaysian Army

Deja Vu

SHAH ALAM:The first thing that came to my mind when I saw the Deftech AV4 was “Hey, I have seen that armoured car before”. Try as I might I cannot shake the feeling of déjà vu. When I surfed the web, I finally found what I was looking for. It […]

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Malaysian Army

Colt M4 chosen

SHAH ALAM: Latest news! As alluded in our earlier posting “Assault Rifle Musical Chair” the the Colt M4 has been announced as the preferred candidate to become the Malaysian Army standard assault rifle. And its the M4 that is to be the main AR for the Malaysian Army combat units. […]

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Malaysian Army

Assault Rifle Musical Chair

SHAH ALAM: As others debate on terminal ballistics and penetration, and assault rifles as just a component of a soldier system, we are back again on a musical chair, the assault rifle version. 15 years ago they said they had the answer. Choose an assault rifle whose manufacturer was willing […]