Malaysia- MMEA

KM Kukup 2011

PETALING JAYA: A week before 2011 raya I got the chance to board and check out KM Kukup, a former Kedah class patrol vessel, now in service with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Kukup is based in Port Klang, MMEA district region 4. Kukup and her sister ships, 14 […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Guinea Pigs….

KUALA LUMPUR: Since we are so fond of being Guinea Pigs, dont you think the BA609 is arguably the better choice for MMEA? It can hover and land like a helicopter but also has high dash speed, faster than any rotor craft around. And as the Press release, it is […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

Wouldnt It Be Cheaper?

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Defence has noted that it will probably cheaper to use an aerostat to monitor the coastal waters of Sabah for illegal immigrants and other intruders. Aerostats are not perfect the solution of course, there are certain limitations but we also have other solution of course like UAVs […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

CL-415 For MMEA

A file picture of the CL-415 taken at a Malaysian port in 2002. I had the opportunity to fly on board a CL-415 during LIMA 95. The two pilots, both old geezers, tried hard to make us puke by performing some crazy flying, some actually did but I did not. […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

MMEA Helicopter and LEO II FLIR

KUALA LUMPUR: To be honest, I was thinking of doing something else tonight but the sound of a Fenestron-equipped helicopter inspired me to write this posting. As it is pitch black tonight, I am unable to positively identify the helicopter, which started doing the circuit about 9pm, but I am […]