Defence Contract

Caesar 8X8 For Czech Republic

SHAH ALAM: The Czech Republic has signed an order for 52 Caesar 8X8 truck mounted self propelled howitzers on Sept. 30. This will be the second order for the Caesar 8X8 SPH after Denmark which bought 19, 15 in 2017 and additional four in 2019. Shephard Media listed that the […]

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Digital Pattern Webbing For the Army

SHAH ALAM: Digital pattern webbing for the Army. The Army has a issued a request for bids for 49,431 “webbing digital equipment set complete” to be supplied within three years. The digital pattern webbing consists of a belt, shoulder harness and pouches for ammo, water and other personal items. The […]

Defence Contract

Selamat Jalan Nuri…Part 3

SHAH ALAM: Selamat Jalan Nuri…Part 3. In two previous posts we explored the possibility that the Nuri fleet will be kept in storage and ungracefully retired from RMAF service. This was looking inevitable since the fleet has been grounded since mid-2019 and RMAF was looking to lease their replacements until […]

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FLIT/LCA Tender Briefing

SHAH ALAM: FLIT/LCA tender briefing. RMAF conducted a virtual briefing on the open tender for the FLIT/LCA on July 29. However, not much details were revealed in the post on the service Facebook page published July 30. If you remember that there were similar briefings for the MPA and UAS […]

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Tejas Will Be In The Mix

SHAH ALAM: Tejas will be in the mix for the LCA contest. Indian newspaper, the Financial Express is reporting that state owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will respond to a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) tender for Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), likely with the Tejas Mk1 LCA. According to the […]

defence Industry

Airbus and BHIC To Explore Military Aircraft MRO

SHAH ALAM: Airbus and Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC) have signed an MOU to explore the joint development of military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities in Malaysia. It is likely both companies will set up a joint venture company for the MRO of the Airbus A400M airlifter, four […]

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Tow Trucks For The Army

SHAH ALAM: Tow trucks for the Army. A day after Last Post for the Landys was published, the Defence Ministry issued a request for bids for the procurement of Light forward repair vehicle (LFRV) under the the Army Mobility Phase III. The RFB opened on June 4 and closes on […]

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Egypt Buys Additional Rafales

SHAH ALAM: Egypt buys additional Rafales. Dassault Aviation today announced that the Egypt has decided to purchase 30 additional Rafales for its air force. With the new addition the Egyptian Air Force will operate 54 Rafales in the near future, making it the biggest export user of the multi-role aircraft. […]

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ISR Management System in Modern Warfare

SHAH ALAM: ISR management system in modern warfare. As I reported last week, the third RMAF CN-235 transporter is currently in Bandung being converted into a Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA). It will be fitted with CarteNav’s AIMS-ISR mission management system. This is the same system that has been proposed for […]