MBDA at LIMA 2023

SHAH ALAM: MBDA (Hall B, Stand B17) is showcasing the latest missile technologies at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) 2023 Exhibition. Particular highlights of the company’s presence are options to equip the new FA-50 combat aircraft recently chosen by the Royal Malaysian Air Force. Together MBDA’s ASRAAM air […]

Malaysian Defence

Panah Jaguh 2/2022

SHAH ALAM: Panah Jaguh 2022. The Army’s Artillery Air Defence Group or Grup Artileri Pertahanan Udara (GAPU) conducted its annual live firing exercise at the air to ground range at Tanjung Logok, Kota Tinggi, last week. The five-day exercise officially ends on October 15 with the closing ceremony officiated by […]

Malaysian Defence

More Starstreak Firings

SHAH ALAM: More Starstreak Firings. It appears that Grup Artileri Pertahanan Udara or GAPU has undertaken more firings of the Starstreak short range air defence missiles. Of interest is that it appears that GAPU had fired the missiles using the New Generation Lightweight Multiple Launcher (NG-LML) and Rapid Ranger turrets. […]

Malaysia -Armed Forces

Thales Starstreak Firings

SHAH ALAM: The Armed Forces conducted the first live firings of the Starstreak VSHORAD system at the Tanjung Logok ground to air firing range near Kota Tinggi on Monday. The firing involved personnel from the three services of the Armed Forces. The Starstreak missiles were from a consignment of the […]

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Malaysia - RMAF

RMK11 Wish List: SAMs

SHAH ALAM: With the announcement by the Defence Minister the other day that there was a need for an air defence system for the Sepanggar Naval Base, I will assume that SAMs will be in the RMK11 wish list. The Bernama report on the issue: KOTA KINABALU: An advanced air […]