Malaysia -RMN

China LHD – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: China LHD. Its appears that I was misinformed about one of the MRSS models that was displayed at the RMN’s booth at DSA 2018. I posted earlier that it’s mini-Dokdo type LHD. I was told that’s its actually a model of a China made Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD). […]


PGA Getting New Guns – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: The General Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Am (PGA) is replacing the legendary Colt M16A1 assault rifle with another Colt fiream, the Advance Colt Carbine – Monolithic (ACC-M). The first batch of some 3000 ACC-M has already been delivered by SMEO last year while another batch of around […]

Malaysian Army

GGK LSV – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: GGK LSV. Most of are you are aware that the Special Services Group or Grup Gerak Khas (GGK) operates a small number of Glover Webb Light Strike Vehicles (LSV). These vehicles are long in the tooth and with the recent RM50 million allocation for the GGK the Army […]

Malaysia -RMN

Cold Feet – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Cold Feet. Although RMN Chief Adm Kamarulzaman Badaruddin had said that the service will unveil the design of the MRSS at DSA 2018, it appears that will not happen. I was told that the Defense Ministry officials were concerned how such a move will be digested ahead of […]

Malaysian Defence

Contracts at DSA 2018 – Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: The government signed eight contracts, three MOU and six offset agreements as well 10 Letter of Awards and three Letters of Intents worth some RM18.3 billion for the Armed Forces and Home Ministry agencies at DSA 2018 today. Some RM14.396 billion are for the six offset agreements related […]

Malaysia -RMN

NSM In The House – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (Kongsberg) was today awarded the Letter of Acceptance for the contract to purchase the NSM for six LCS under the construction. The LOA was handed over to Kongsberg at DSA 2018 today (Apr. 18). Malaysian Defence had previously confirmed the deal earlier this […]