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Light Attack Helos

SHAH ALAM: Light attack helos. With the MD530G contract effectively cancelled – its not done yet – what kind of light attack helicopters are available to the Army, if it’s in the market for one of course. The choice is limited of course. Moreover the air wing is already operating […]

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Condemned To Repeat It

SHAH ALAM: Condemned to repeat it. A check on Malaysian Defence’s archives revealed that there are 116 posts regarding the RMN Littoral Combat Ship. It is more than that actually as around 50-odd posts on the LCS had gone missing after the server failure, some three years ago. Long time […]

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Planning to Fail

PETALING JAYA: With reference to the news article below, it is my contention that Jalan Padang Tembak is walking on air, literally. How else can one explain the plans to spend more than RM15 billion within the next five years for new arms when the annual budget is only RM11 […]

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Myths and Defence

KUALA LUMPUR: Everyone who has Astro and subscribed to the Learning Channel will have seen the Mythbusters. These fellas get paid to have fun busting myths and urban legends. However in Malaysia there is an ongoing myth that the Armed Forces can afford to have a lot things that other […]