Malaysian Army

SPH Delayed

SHAH ALAM: SPH Delayed. The plan to buy the M109 SPH for the Army has been deferred due to the current budget crunch. The timing for the purchase remained uncertain and will depend on the final approval of the government, Army chief Jen Zulkiple Kassim said in an interview ahead […]

Malaysian Army

Gempita On The Roll

KUANTAN: Deliveries of the Deftech Gempita AFV to the Army is continuing after production problems were resolved. Army chief Gen Raja Affandi Raja Mohammed said since the difficulties had been resolved, more vehicles would come on line in the coming months. He did not revealed the problems which caused the […]

Malaysian Army

Memory Metal Suspension System

SHAH ALAM: Engineers from BAE Systems have developed a suspension system for military vehicles which could bounce back into shape after explosive impacts. The new suspension system is under testing and could be made available in the future. As Malaysia is fielding new wheeled armoured fighting vehicles – the Gempita […]

Malaysian Army

Firepower Exercise 2016

SHAH ALAM: THE Army conducted its annual Firepower Exercise at the Asahan range at the Kem Sirajuddin in Gemas yesterday. The exercise was previously called Firepower Demonstration in the past but this year its designation was changed to better reflect its role as the Army’s main live firing exercise. As […]

Defence Shows

Preview Day DSA 2016

SHAH ALAM: WITHIN the next 16 hours or so, DSA 2016 will be opening its doors to visitors. Here are some of the latest updates. The contracts and MOU signing ceremony will be held on the second day (thank goodness). The latest word is that the amount of contracts will […]

Malaysian Defence

Five Things We Are Getting in RMK11

SHAH ALAM: YES this post should be the continuance of the earlier post. However as this is a defence and national security site I cannot ran a doom and gloom posts twice in a row. That posting will be next week. Again, I am not claiming the items posted here […]

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Malaysian Army

AV8 Things..

SHAH ALAM: Thanks to FareedLHS, we now have more information on the AV8.According to FareedLHS:”It looks like SIPRI updated their arms transfer database, because there are some items listed for the AV8 that I don’t believe were listed the last time I looked a few months ago.” According to SIPRI […]