Malaysian Armed Forces

New CDF In The New Year

SHAH ALAM: New CDF in the new year. It appears that the Armed Forces will have a new chief – Chief of Defence Forces – in the new year. The confirmation of this taking place was made in two e-tender notices issued by RMN’s headquarters on Dec. 12. The two […]

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Extra Allocation For MAF

SHAH ALAM: RMAF and RMN, last week on their official Twitter page, blasted graphics separately announcing their gratitude to the government for providing an extra allocation to the Armed Forces 2017 budget. The extra allocation for the military based on the graphics is RM817.60 million. This means the budget for […]

Malaysian Armed Forces

Pimping the M4 Carbine

A guest post by Stanman (repost) A Malaysian Perspective Background The Colt M4A1 was selected to replace the Steyr AUGA1 as the standard infantry weapon for the Malaysian Army in the mid-2000s in the aftermath of collapse of the joint venture between SMEO subsidiary Precision Technologies and Steyr-Mannlincher GmbH of […]

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10th Malaysian Plan (Repost)

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak unveiled the 10th Malaysian Plan this morning. The allocated ceiling budget for the plan is RM230 billion of which 10 per cent is allocated to the Security sector. No details of the allocation was released and no one is saying officially how much […]

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Mig-29N and the Middlemen Mafia

[singlepic id=26 w=320 h=240 float=left]KUALA LUMPUR: Contrary to the statements by the Defence Minister recently that RMAF Fuclrums will be retired soon, these jets are expected to remain in service for at least another two years. In fact, the PAT in his Armed Forces Day interview told the press that […]

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A New Day or Not

KUALA LUMPUR: The death of the two RMAF pilots in last week crash in Langkawi highlighted the top to bottom mentality that continue to prevail over Jalan Padang Tembak. Instead of highlighting our soldiers, airmen and sailors, Kementah, especially its website continue to be a platform for its political masters. […]

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Kementah August Tender (Aug 1 to Aug 17)

KUALA LUMPUR: Listed below is the procurement tenders issued from Aug 1 to Aug 17 by the Ministry of Defence. Further reading. Tenders Advertised on 14 Aug,2009 1) KP(PERO 2)A/T 315/2009 Closing Date 08.09.09 Cost of Tender Documents: 50.00 Pembekalan dan Penghantaran Alatganti Serta Perkhidmatan Senggaraan Bridge Shiphandling Simulator Untuk […]

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Want to join the Malaysian Armed Forces?

KUALA LUMPUR: ON occasions, Malaysian Defence have received queries on how and when the Armed Forces are recruiting officers and men for the three services. I believed I had directed to these queries to the appropriate channels and hopefully these people are enjoying their stint in the armed forces. Well, […]

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We Do Appreciate Our Warriors

KUALA LUMPUR: Yes, Tuanku. We do appreciate our warriors. But we are wondering whether or not those with the powers that be do appreciate them. Especially those still in the firing line….. From Bernama Appreciate Our Warriors, Says Yang Di-pertuan Agong KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Bernama) — Yang di-Pertuan Agong […]