Defence Contract

The Merrier, HMAV and HMLTV, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Earlier this year, Army chief General Hafizuddeain Jantan announced that the main procurement programme for this year will be the High Mobility Armoured Vehicle (HMAV) and the High Mobility Light Tactical Vehicle (HMLTV). During the interview at DSA 2024, Hafizuddeain expounded further on the procurement of both vehicles. […]

Defence Contract

SLEP For Adnan Green Lighted

SHAH ALAM: The government has finally greenlighted the Service Life Extension Programme for its fleet of ACV Adnan 300 vehicles. The Army had proposed the SLEP for both the Adnan and MIFV fleet during this RMK but it appears only the former has been funded. The confirmation of the Adnan […]

Malaysian Army

Here We Go Again

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the Army has not repaired a Gempita IFV25 from 19 RMR (Mechanised) which got involved in a road accident in Sandakan in 2019. This was revealed in a post by the unit in its official Facebook page. 19 RMR used the vehicle in a briefing […]

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More Stuff Delivered for The Army, October 2023

SHAH ALAM: Back in June, General Hafizuddeain Jantan, was the deputy Army chief who witnessed the delivery of various equipment, mostly vehicles, small arms, boats, and its related equipment. Fast forward four months, Hafizuddeain, now the Army chief was the one who took official delivery of vehicles, combat accessories, boats, […]

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More New Stuff for The Army, October 2022

SHAH ALAM: The Army has taken delivery of more new equipment – mostly trucks and support weapons – at a ceremony held today. Among the trucks delivered are three Scania prime movers, described as Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck- Multi Cargo Palletised System (HEMTT); 10 Iveco five-tonners and 40 Hilux […]

defence Industry

Deftech New CEO

SHAH ALAM: Deftech New CEO. DRB-HICOM Defence Technologies Sdn Bhd (Deftech) – Malaysia’s largest land defence company – has a new chief executive officer (CEO). Mohammad Shanaz was appointed as Deftech CEO effective on September 15. Mohammad’s appointment was first made public by the organiser of the Defence Services Asia […]

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Another OCCV Wanted

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the Army is satisfied with the newly delivered and operational Outreach Command Control Centre (OCCV). So much so that it had issued a tender for another OCCV. A request for bids for another OCCV was published on the Eperolehan website on July 15 and closes […]

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Starstreak No More With RMN

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the RMN Eastern Fleet has divested its holding of the Starstreak VHSORAD system. In a ceremony on July 11, the Eastern Fleet commander Vice Admiral Sazali Sabri officially declared the RMN Air Defence unit disbanded. The official disbandment was just ceremonial as the unit had […]

Defence Contract

Going Down The Road

SHAH ALAM: Going down the road. As you are all aware, the bulk of the Army one-tonne 4X4 vehicles – from GS Cargo , ambulance, and FFR variants- used to be the Land Rover Defender 110s. These have been supplemented within the last 10 years or so by the Weststar […]