Defence Contract

Preparing For The New Radar

SHAH ALAM: Preparing for the new radar. It appears that RMAF is preparing the ground work for the site of the new air surveillance radar which had been funded. RMAF Air Operations Commander Lt. Gen Abdul Mutalib Abd Wahab visited the proposed site of the new radar in Sarawak on […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

SHAH ALAM: Mirror, mirror on the wall. Apart from the RFIs for LCA, MPA and UAV, RMAF had also issued request for information for long range, air surveillance radars ahead of LIMA 19. Three OEMs namely Leonardo, Saab and BAE Systems had confirmed receiving the RFI for the air surveillance […]

Airshow

Bae Systems at LIMA 19

SHAH ALAM: BAE Systems at LIMA 19. BAE Systems, the largest international supplier to the Malaysian Armed Forces with equipment in service across domains, including the Hawk Light Combat Attack and Training aircraft in service with the Royal Malaysian Air Force as well as naval vessels and land vehicles is […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Hawk Silver Jubilee

SHAH ALAM: Hawk Silver Jubilee. The 25th anniversary of the RMAF Hawk is scheduled to be held on March 2, 2019. The celebration, likely to be held at the Butterworth airbase, will be the third for RMAF’s 90s fast jets after the ones for the Fulcrum and the Hornet. It […]

Defence Contract

Motherships Needed

SHAH ALAM: Motherships needed. The Malaysian Coast Guard has a need for at least two large vessels to serve as “motherships” for its small patrol boats to boost its maritime enforcement duties. MMEA director general Adm. (M) Zulkifli Abu Bakar says the “motherships” if acquired could be stationed at the […]

Defence Contract

First Omani Typhoon Delivered

KUALA LUMPUR: Oman took delivery of the first of 12 Eurofighter Typhoon at the Adam Air Base, Oman on June 12. Royal Air Force of Oman Chief AVM Mattar bin Ali bin Mattar Al Obaidani was present at the welcoming ceremony. The first aircraft is a twin seater. The Sultanate […]

Defence Contract

Latest Hawk Takes to The Skies

SHAH ALAM: Latest Hawk Takes to the Skies. In one of Malaysian Defence post earlier, it was asked whether BAE Systems is working towards a more advanced version of the Hawk. The question was answered on June 7 when a prototype Advanced Hawk took off for its maiden flight. The […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Hawks Flying High

SHAH ALAM: Hawks Flying High. At the TUDM media day last Thursday (May 25, 2017) at the Labuan airbase it was revealed that the two RMAF Hawk squadrons, No 6 Skn and No 15 Skn, have now settled down on their respective roles. The 6 Skn is the dedicated combat […]

Malaysian Army

Memory Metal Suspension System

SHAH ALAM: Engineers from BAE Systems have developed a suspension system for military vehicles which could bounce back into shape after explosive impacts. The new suspension system is under testing and could be made available in the future. As Malaysia is fielding new wheeled armoured fighting vehicles – the Gempita […]