Defence Contract

Locally Developed Weapons

SHAH ALAM: Locally developed weapons. The Science & Technology Research Institute For Defence (STRIDE) is collaborating with the armed forces and the National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM) to develop a 12.7mm sniper rifle and a 120mm mortar. Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu told Parliament today said both weapons were still […]

Malaysian Army

Adnan And MIFV Upgrade In RMK12

SHAH ALAM: Adnan and MIFV Upgrade In RMK12. It appears that the Army proposal to upgrade its Kenderaan Jenis A (KJA-Type A Vehicles – armoured) – the Adnan and MIFV – have been approved and will be funded in the next RMK, starting in 2021. One aim of the upgrade […]

Malaysian Army

Mortar Gempita In The Wild

SHAH ALAM: Mortar Gempita in the Wild. The mortar variant of the Gempita or IFV Mortar Carrier – has been shown in public – via the Facebook page of the 12th RMR (Mechanised), of course. The Gempita Mortar carrier attached with the 19 RMR (Mechanised) took part in a live […]

SPRM

Investigations Into Gempita and Adnan Deals

SHAH ALAM: Investigations into Gempita and Adnan deals. Two company officials have been remanded by the Anti Corruption Commission in connection into investigations into the supply of equipment destined for military vehicles. From the Star. PUTRAJAYA: Graft investigators are to question more people in a further probe into alleged bribery […]

Malaysian Army

Adnan SLEP

SHAH ALAM: Adnan SLEP. The Army is conducting a study on extending the lives of the Adnan APC as the vehicles entered its 15th year of service (more or less). Not much is known about the programme so far as it is in the early stages of the planning cycle. […]

Malaysian Army

Gempita On The Roll

KUANTAN: Deliveries of the Deftech Gempita AFV to the Army is continuing after production problems were resolved. Army chief Gen Raja Affandi Raja Mohammed said since the difficulties had been resolved, more vehicles would come on line in the coming months. He did not revealed the problems which caused the […]

Malaysian Army

Firepower Exercise 2016

SHAH ALAM: THE Army conducted its annual Firepower Exercise at the Asahan range at the Kem Sirajuddin in Gemas yesterday. The exercise was previously called Firepower Demonstration in the past but this year its designation was changed to better reflect its role as the Army’s main live firing exercise. As […]

Malaysian Army

Adnan and MIFV

SHAH ALAM: How do you tell whether its an Adnan or MIFV? That was the question posed to me on Twitterville following the accident which claimed the lives of two soldiers in Sandakan earlier this week. I was stumped. I had corrected the guy who earlier tweeted that the soldiers […]