Malaysian Defence

Happy Hari Raya Aidil Fitri

SHAH ALAM: Happy or Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri to all Malaysian Defence readers. Maaf Zahir dan Batin . And many thanks to DD of Bintulu for sending me the posts that went missing due to the Great Crash of 2015. I will be re-posting them ASAP. However it will […]

Malaysian Defence

Five Things We Are Getting in RMK11

SHAH ALAM: YES this post should be the continuance of the earlier post. However as this is a defence and national security site I cannot ran a doom and gloom posts twice in a row. That posting will be next week. Again, I am not claiming the items posted here […]

Malaysian Defence

8 Things We are NOT Getting in RMK11

SHAH ALAM: BEFORE we start, let me say that this is not the official RMK11 Dump list. Its just the Malaysian Defence’s Eight Things We Are Not Getting in RMK11. Why eight? Because eight is supposed to be a lucky number. Further more I am pretty sure the eight items […]

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Asean and Malaysia


SHAH ALAM: ON Friday, Singapore Defence Minister launched Independence, the RSN’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV). Seven more LMVs will be built to replace the Fearless-class patrol vessels (PVs), which have been in service for 20 years. Among the key features of the LMV according to a release is the […]

Malaysia -RMN

SLEP for KD Lekiu and KD Jebat

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the SLEP for RMN’s 23 Frigate Squadron – KD Lekiu and KD Jebat – is expected to commence soon. There is yet to be an official announcement about the project but the publication of tenders for the procurement of some systems for both ships is […]


We Are Back….

SHAH ALAM: After almost three days offline, has finally return. Regular readers will noticed however that the last posts seemed to be from 2012. Yes, this is unfortunately true due to a server failure. Since I had not back-up the site since moving to a dedicated server in 2012, […]

Malaysia - RMAF

MRCA: Unlocking Typhoon’s Full Potential

Breaking News: Dassault Aviation today (April 30, 2015) announced that Qatar is to acquire 24 Rafales. The deal is to be signed on May 4. SHAH ALAM: The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies has come out with a report titled “Maximising European Combat Air Power Unlocking […]

Malaysia -RMN

RMN and Upgrades

Repost SHAH ALAM: AS the RMN is set to celebrate its 81st anniversary on April 27, it appears that the service is in a full blown upgrade mode. At a conference in Singapore earlier in the week, a staff officer gave the full details on the proposed SLEP of the […]