Malaysian Defence

The Strange Case of the 105mm Guns

SHAH ALAM: The strange case of the 105mm guns. With the contracts of the MD Helicopters MD530G light scout attack helicopter and M109SPH being cancelled, now I can post about the other contract that I have been asked about. It’s the Nexter 105LG1 contract. I can confirmed that it is […]

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Back To The Future

SHAH ALAM: Back to the future. At DSA 2016 I reported that a contract was signed for a barter trade involving the Otomat missiles and components with eight Electro-Optical Fire Control System (EOFCS) for the 24th Corvette Squadron (the Laksamana class corvettes). Astra Permai Sdn Bhd was given letter of […]

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DSA 2012 Special

PETALING JAYA: I have written on various occasions on the AV8 and it is obvious that I am not so keen about the programme. The main reason for my reticence is mainly on the cost of the programme: RM7.65 billion for 257 vehicles and not on the procurement itself. Especially […]