Defence Contract

KA Tun Azizan, Long In the Tooth

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that KA Tun Azizan which commissioned into RMN service as an auxiliary ship in 2014 is not in a great shape. The first hint of trouble for the ship was revealed when a quotation notice was published on March 12 this year to tow her from […]

Defence Contract

GOF APC Winner Revealed

SHAH ALAM: Back in June, last year, Malaysian Defence wrote about the tender for four armoured personnel carriers (APC) for the General Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Am of the police. Among the specifications for the APC are: An APC with a turbo-diesel engine with no less than 4,500cc; with […]

Defence Contract

Binocular/Laser Range Finder out in the Wild

SHAH ALAM: Back in November last year, Malaysian Defence reported on the delivery ceremony of various equipment for the Army. Among the items delivered were 60 binoculars which was contracted to Global Combined Technology Sdn Bhd with a cost of RM3.9 million. I initially identified the binos as laser range […]

Defence Contract

Spexer Radars Replacement in RMK13

SHAH ALAM: Defence Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan told Dewan Rakyat on October 30 that the ministry is planning to procure six coastal surveillance radars for Eastern Sabah in RMK13 or in three years in time. The six radars will replace the Spexer CS radars which have been decommissioned last year […]

Defence Contract

1206 Radars Upgraded

SHAH ALAM: Back in 2006, the US gifted Malaysia an unknown number and type of coastal surveillance radars which were known colloquially as the 1206 radars. Some 17 years later the 1206 CSS radars have been upgraded which was also paid by the US. The 1206 radars were installed at […]

ATB 2

Spexer No More Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Spexer no more, part 2. Back in June, Malaysian Defence reported that the Defence Ministry issued a tender to dismantle, pack, transport and store the five Spexer radars and its associated equipment at a site to be determined by the Joint Force Headquarters 2 (ATB 2). The Spexer […]

ATB 2

Spexer No More

SHAH ALAM: Back in 2015, Malaysian Defence reported the then Defence Minister (same as the current one, except he is now known as the Senior Defence Minister) as saying that the ministry will be putting up a new coastal surveillance system (CSS) comprising of ground based radars in the eastern […]

Defence Contract

Army Takes Delivery of MD530Gs

SHAH ALAM: The Army Air Wing has today (February 28, 2022) taken delivery of the six MD530Gs Light Strike Attack Helicopters (LSAH) ordered some seven years ago. The in-country delivery ceremony took place at the Invation Hangar 2 in Subang, a week after the helicopters arrived by sea. The formal […]