budget

2016 Budget: A Preview

SHAH ALAM: ARMED Forces chief General Zulkifeli Mohd Zin is not known to shy away from a fight. But even the veteran soldier seemed uncomfortable when the conversation turned to the 2016 Budget at a function on Thursday. He did not really say anything on the budget – he would […]

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1Malaysia

As Expected…

SHAH ALAM: DESPITE the hype about Rafales and the Russian’s Mistral, as expected no contracts were agreed upon during the high profile visit of the French Defence Minister today. Infact, only the Rafale was discussed during the Joint Higher Defence Strategic Meeting (it has been on offer for the last […]

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Kementerian Pertahanan

Malaysian Defence Budget 2015

SHAH ALAM: Defence Ministry got RM17.7 billion in the 2015 budget, an increase of almost RM1.6 billion compared to last year. The Operational Expenditure for 2015 is RM14.144 billion, an increase of some RM789 million compared to same period last year. The OE breakdown is RM6.796B for emolument and RM7.167B […]

Defence Contract

Mindef Explains EC725 Deal

KUALA LUMPUR: Posted below is the Mindef explaination whether it had followed procedures in choosing the Cougar for the Nuri Replacement Programme. Sorry, for putting it up late, I am a walking wounded… All Rules Were Observed In Acquiring Eurocopter EC725, Says Ministry KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 (Bernama) — The […]