Malaysia -RMN

A Dozen ScanEagle Drones For Malaysia

SHAH ALAM: A dozen Scaneagle drones for Malaysia. It appears that Malaysia is getting more Insitu Scaneagle drones for ISR missions. Late last year it was announced that RMN is getting two ScanEagle drone system from the US under Pentagon Maritime Security Initiative. A typical ScanEagle drone system usually has […]

ESSCOm

MMEA and ESSCOM Officially under Home Ministry

SHAH ALAM: MMEA and ESSCOM officially under Home Ministry. The Attorney’s General Chambers on Jan. 22 published the Ministers of the Federal Government Order 2019, which listed the people appointed as Federal ministers by the King and their deputies, ministries, departments, agencies and laws under their responsibilities. According to the […]

Malaysia -RMN

ESSCOM Needs More Assets

SHAH ALAM: ESSCOM needs more assets. The RMN needs three more sea bases to secure the ESSCOM area-of-operations. The service currently operates three sea bases as “garrisons at sea” to extend its”operational reach”. The sea bases served to cut response time to any incidents or intruders and also serve as […]

Malaysian Army

Sunshine After The Storm

SHAH ALAM: Looking at some of the comments posted here and at the Malaysian Defence Facebook page, I sometimes feel uneasy about posting things like the failed Blackhawk deal. But I guess we cannot have sunshine without the storm. And the sunshine in our case this time around is the […]

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Malaysian Army

Second Border Brigade Stood Up

SHAH ALAM: THE 31st Border Brigade (RS) – the second such unit in the country – has been stood up. The official formation of the five-battalion strong brigade to be headquartered in Bintulu, Sarawak, was announced by Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein at Lundu, on Friday. “The setting up […]

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1Malaysia

New Radars for ESSCOM by Next Year

SHAH ALAM: THE new Spexer 2000 radars for ESSCOM is expected to be operational, next year. An Airbus Defence and Space released confirmed the five radars will be delivered in 2016. Malaysian Defence reported about the radars in a previous post. Apart from the new and old radars, UAVs, and […]

Malaysia - RMAF

When November Comes..

SHAH ALAM: MALAYSIA is expected to sign for at least eight MD-530G light attack scout helicopter in late November. The helicopters to be operated jointly by the RMAF and the Army are expected to be deployed in ESSCOM once delivered. Industry sources told Malaysian Defence, officials were working feverishly to […]

ESSCOm

New Radars for ESSCOM

SHAH ALAM: AIRBUS Defence and Space Spexer 2000 Coastal AESA radar has been selected as part of a new Coastal Surveillance System (CSS) in the AOR of ESSCOM in eastern Sabah. The new radar will complement the current CSS 1206 radars, according to Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today. […]