LTAT

LTAT left Leaderless, Updated.

SHAH ALAM: Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) – the Armed Forces Fund Board – is left leaderless after its chairman TS Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed retired yesterday. LTAT issued a statement that he had retired. His retirement came a week after the resignation of the CEO Ahmad Nazim Abd […]

Defence Contract

MSA Project Complete

SHAH ALAM: It appears that RMAF MSA fleet is complete, with the third aircraft already operational with No 1 Skuadron at the Kuching airbase in Sarawak. Tail number 01 – which was the last to be sent to Bandung for the MSA conversion – was pictured at the airbase in […]

Defence Contract

FIC, Flares and Sonar Decoys

SHAH ALAM: In his first speech as Defence Minister, DS Khaled Nordin, spoke about the procurement of assets and items for the Armed Forces. Among the things he mentioned was the MALE-UAS, MPA, FLIT-LCA, LMS, FIC and flares and sonar decoys for the Perdana Menteri class submarines. The FIC and […]

budget

National Security Budget 2024

SHAH ALAM: Malaysia will spend RM38.7 for the national security sector in 2024, an increase of some RM2.5 billion from this year budget. This is in contrast for the overall 2024 budget of RM393.8 billion which is lower than this year’s estimate of RM397.1 billion. And the Defence Ministry 2024 […]

Public Accounts Committee

PAC Report on LCS October 9 2023

SHAH ALAM: The Public Accounts Committee has made public its report on the LCS today which covers the period from October 2022 to May 2023. The report did not reveal anything much of about the project apart from confirming in a roundabout way that the LCS cost will go higher […]

Joint Force Headquarters

Malbatt Disposing Retired B-Class Vehicles

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian unit in UNIFIL – Malbatt 10 – is disposing of its B-class (unarmoured) vehicles which were retired following the acceptance of new ones. The disposal of the Land Rover FFR vehicles and five-tonne trucks were conducted by the element workshop of the unit and Lebanese contractors. […]

budget

PMX Again on Revamping Military Procurement

SHAH ALAM: Prime Minister DS Anwar Ibrahim on Warriors Day (July 31) has again hinted of his intention to revamp the military procurement system. He said the revamped was to ensure outside parties can no longer rake in excessive commissions. Speaking at a veteran entrepreneurship porgramme at Mindef, Anwar said […]

Airshow

LIMA 2023, A Preview

SHAH ALAM: LIMA 2023, a Preview. LIMA 2023, the 16th edition of the maritime and aerospace show held in Langkawi, starts tomorrow (May 23, 2023). Defence Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan and Transport Minister Anthony Loke is scheduled to open the show later tonight. Both will also grace the opening ceremonies […]