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Mi-17 and the Auditor General Report

KUALA LUMPUR: The New Straits Times ran a story on Saturday¬† on the Mi-17 based on the Auditor-General’s annual report. Excerpts from the story: KUALA LUMPUR: Two helicopters worth RM117.75 million purchased for the police air wing could not be used as they did not meet Department of Civil Aviation […]

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Malaysian 2008 Defence Budget

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Defence looked hard and long for news on the defence allocation in the 2008 budget in various news outlets but to no avail. Only after reading through the whole budget speech that Malaysian Defence found it. You can also find it in line 126 of Pak Lah […]

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Ho Hum

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Defence refers to the Bernama story below. I will comment later but the title of the blog clearly describes my feelings about it. BTW it looks like a Pioneer. Bernama.comMalaysian National News AgencyMalaysia Produces Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle GeneralMay 15, 2007 17:51 PM MELAKA, May 15 (Bernama) […]

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RMN Ships in Singapore

Story from Bernama follows. KD Pahang is a brand new ship. I wonder if the Singaporeans will allow the RSS Formidable to Langkawi for Lima 07. Bernama.com Malaysian National News AgencyMalaysia Warships For IMDEX Asia 2007 GeneralMay 07, 2007 10:45 AMSINGAPORE, May 7 (Bernama) — Two Royal Malaysian Navy warships […]

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Defence Procurement Oversight Committee Part II

Two days after Malaysian Defence wrote about the need to set-up the Defence Procurement Oversight Committee for the sake of transparency, MINDEF came out with this press release (courtesy of Bernama). Subs And Fighters Procurement Above Board – Mindef GeneralApril 26, 2007 23:35 PMKUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (Bernama) — The […]

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HK416

The story below speaks volume. Every one else apparently chose something esle. Our forces. meanwhile, are following the US military by opting to use the M4 despite the well publicised problems with it. The US military has a good reason. It is willing to wait for a laser gun to […]