Exercise

SOV Cleared For Air Transport

SHAH ALAM: The Cendana Auto Special Operations Vehicle (SOV), it appears, have been cleared for tactical air landing operations from RMAF C130 Hercules transporter. The SOV is operated by the GGK replacing the previous Vamtac SOV for such operations. The new SOV was delivered to GGK last year. The initial […]

Exercise

Eks Satria Gagah and Perkasa Ends…

SHAH ALAM: Eastern Field Command commander Lt Gen Mohd Sop Lepi officially closed Eks Satria Gagah and Satria Perkasa at a palm oil plantation inLundu, located some 80km by road from Kuching, the capital of Sarawak. Satria Perkasa is the field training exercise which is the culmination of the command […]

Exercise

Para Armour Squadron in The Wild

SHAH ALAM: Back in 2021, Malaysian Defence reported on the Para Armour Squadron getting seven MIFVs K200 from the 4th Mechanised Brigade’s 4 Kompeni Kor Polis Tentera Darat. The K200s are armed with the 12.7mm gun hence its designation in the Army as MIFV K200 A1 12.7mm. The Armour Squadron […]

Exercise

MSA Tail Number 05 In Action, Sort Off

SHAH ALAM: Since its return from Bandung after undergoing the conversion process, the CN-235 MSA M44-05 have been camera shy. While its sister ship – M44-03 – was displayed at LIMA 23, 05 remained at the Kuching airbase, the home of its squadron, the No 1 Skuadron. However, thanks to […]

Exercise

In The Spratlys

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that Skuadron 601 Scan Eagles UAS are already operating at RMN Stesen LIMA – Pulau Layang-Layang – located in the Gugusan Peninjau Semarang, the Malaysian name for the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The UAS are supporting Eks Angsa 14/23 – the trilateral Malaysian […]

Exercise

Happy Birthday KD Handalan and KD Perkasa

SHAH ALAM: KD Handalan, pennant number 3511 and KD Perkasa, 3512, celebrated their 44th birthday on July 17. Both ships were commissioned on July 17, 1979, a year after they were launched at the Karlskrona Varvet Shipyard in Sweden. Handalan is of course the lead ship of the four-ship class […]

Exercise

Les Français Sont En Ville

SHAH ALAM: Seven aircraft from the French Air and Space Force landed in Subang this afternoon (June 26) for a two-day stop-over. The aircraft – four Rafale fighter jets, two Multi Role Tanker and Transport and a single A400M airlifter will be based at the Subang airbase. According to a […]

Exercise

MSA First Joint Exercise

SHAH ALAM: MSA first joint exercise. Four days ago, Malaysian Defence made an educated guess that RMAF CN-235 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) is taking part in its first joint exercise, the RMN Eastern Command organised Operational Sea Training Exercise East (OSTEXEast 1/23). And by luck, I was proven correct. And […]