Defence Contract

Tender for Marine Interceptors Closed

SHAH ALAM: The tender for the Marine police interceptors closed on September 28 and 11 bidders have qualified for the initial review. As reported previously, the Home Ministry issued a tender for the supply of five fast patrol craft (FPC) for the Marine police. The tender was published on August […]

Defence Contract

Tender For GOF APC Closes

SHAH ALAM: Back in June, Malaysian Defence posted on the tender for four armoured personnel carrier (APC) for the General Operations Force of the RMP/PDRM. The tender opened on June 16 and closed on July 26. The tender specifications called for an APC with a turbo-diesel engine with no less […]

Kementerian Dalam Negeri

Another RFB for MMEA Mothership?

SHAH ALAM: Back in June, Malaysian Defence reported about the cancelled tender for the MMEA multi-purpose mission ship (MPMS) and the fact that the design was supposed to be from Fassmer. It will be the second ship design for MMEA if it is selected. The second one after the NGPC. […]

Defence Contract

First MMEA OPV To Be Delivered This July

SHAH ALAM: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) director general Admiral (Maritime) Zubil Mat Som said today that the first OPV built by THHE Bhd is expected to be delivered this July. He said the ship was supposed to be delivered this month, but it has now been postponed by three […]

MMEA OPV
Defence Contract

Third Time A Charm?

SHAH ALAM: In previous posts, Malaysian Defence wrote that the three MMEA OPV built by TH Heavy Enginering Sdn Bhd (THHE) were to be named after Royal towns in Malaysia. It was later changed to a warrior princess. The first post on October 9 2019, had this to say: The […]

budget

LCS Payments?

SHAH ALAM: LCS payments? Updated with DE allocations for both ministries. Dewan Rakyat today December 20 2022) approved the Consolidated Fund (Expenditure On Account) Bill 2022 that provides for RM107.72 billion in civil service expenditure for a part of 2023. This was necessary as the proposed 2023 budget was not […]

Home Ministry

New Deputies For Defence and Home

SHAH ALAM: New deputies for Defence and Home ministries. PM10 DS Anwar Ibrahim on Friday night (December 9) announced the line-up of (27) deputy ministers, completing the Cabinet under his administration. Alor Gajah MP Adly Zahari will be the deputy Defence minister while Home Ministry deputy is Lenggong MP DS […]

commentary

Defence and Home Ministers, Reveal Party

SHAH ALAM: PM10 DS Anwar Ibrahim announced his Cabinet lineup today. Anwar is doing double duty as the Finance Minister. BN chairman DS Zahid Hamidi and Petra Jaya MP Fadillah Yusof were appointed as deputy PMs. Zahid also became the Rural Development and Territories Minister while Fadillah also takes up […]

Defence Contract

Another Helicopter Tender

SHAH ALAM: Another helicopter tender. In late October, I received an email asking me why I had not written anything on a tender for helicopters for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). The answer was simple I was not aware about it. As it was the tender notice – published […]

Malaysia -police

New IGP Appointed

SHAH ALAM: Deputy IGP DS Acryl Sani Abdullah has been appointed as the new IGP effective on May 4, the Home Ministry announced on April 30. He is the 13th IGP of the PDRM. Acryl Sani, 60, replaces retiring TS Abdul Hamid Bador,62. Acryl Sani served mostly in the Criminal […]