Malaysia - RMAF

No. 8 Squadron Now Official

SHAH ALAM: Almost eight months after it was announced, No. 8 Squadron is now the official name of RMAF A400M unit replacing the No.22 Squadron. The announcement for the name change was made on June 1 last year by the then RMAF chief though the actual change only became effective […]

Defence Contract

Kazakhstan Buys Two Airbus A400M Airlifters

SHAH ALAM: Airbus today announced that the Republic of Kazakhstan has ordered two Airbus A400M airlifter, becoming the second export customer for the aircraft after Malaysia. The Royal Malaysian Air Force currently operates four A400Ms. The two aircraft bring the total number of A400M ordered to 176 from 174 the […]

defence Industry

Airbus and BHIC To Explore Military Aircraft MRO

SHAH ALAM: Airbus and Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC) have signed an MOU to explore the joint development of military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities in Malaysia. It is likely both companies will set up a joint venture company for the MRO of the Airbus A400M airlifter, four […]

Defence Contract

A400M conducts major helicopter refuelling certification campaign

SHAH ALAM: Airbus A400M conducts major helicopter refuelling certification campaign. The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has successfully conducted a major helicopter air-to-air refuelling certification campaign, completing the majority of its development and certification objectives, the company announced on April 19. Airbus Defence and Space aims to achieve full helicopter […]