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Maharaja Lela is off the hardstand

SHAH ALAM: AS reported previously it was planned under the sixth supplementary contract that the first LCS – PCU Maharaja Lela – will be put into water or using the technical term – down slip – in May, this year. The down slipping took place on May 21 based on […]

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Its Desa Kencana at Lahad Datu

SHAH ALAM: Work at the new camp at Felda Sahabat at Lahad Datu has started but its long way to be finished. Pictures of the new camp site showed that the earth work – levelling the site and likely drainage has been completed but work on buildings has not started […]

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New Tender for NVGs

SHAH ALAM: In a previous post, Malaysian Defence wrote that the tender for 18 NVGs for use in northern Semenanjung, Sabah and Sarawak were cancelled. The tender was initially published as quotation notices by the Ordnance Group. Now a tender for NVGs- 86 units – has been published by the […]

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More Mortars For The Army, Part 3

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the Army is getting more mortars from a tender published in 2019. The tender called for the supply and delivery of 81mm mortars and fire control system -72 units – and transporter or vehicle. We now know that the winner of the tender is Rimbun […]

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More ATVs for the Army, Part 3, Winners Revealed

SHAH ALAM: Last April, Malaysian Defence wrote that the Ordnance Division has issued three separate quotation notices (QN) to supply ten all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) each for units conducting border patrols in the northern peninsula, Sabah, and Sarawak – for a total of thirty. The requirement called for two-seater ATVs with […]

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IPMS on LCS All Good

SHAH ALAM: Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) on May 17 held a signing ceremony with L3HARRIS MAPPS Sdn Bhd of the Critical Design Review of the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for the LCS project. The signing ceremony, according to Lunas, marks a pivotal step forward in ensuring the efficiency and […]

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Onwards and Beyond

SHAH ALAM: Undeterred by the recent setbacks to a much more resourceful competitor – Cendana Auto Sdn Bhd – is looking forward to compete in the next round of Army vehicles competition. Cendana has wrapped up deliveries of 207 4×4 vehicles ordered by the Army in 2019, comprising of 16 […]

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Mast on the Maharaja Lela

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) has installed parts of the ship sensor module – likely the radome which contained the main radar sensor – on the Maharaja Lela, the first LCS. This is a break from the method adopted by Naval Group for the Gowinds, […]