Defence Contract

King of Wishful Thinking

SHAH ALAM: Defence Minister DS Mohamad Hasan told Dewan Negara on June 27 that Malaysia should take the opportunity to become the regional maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) hub for the Korean Aerospace Industries KAI T/FA-50 trainer and light combat aircraft. He said the procurement of the 18 FA-50 FLIT/LCA […]

Exercise

Les Français Sont En Ville

SHAH ALAM: Seven aircraft from the French Air and Space Force landed in Subang this afternoon (June 26) for a two-day stop-over. The aircraft – four Rafale fighter jets, two Multi Role Tanker and Transport and a single A400M airlifter will be based at the Subang airbase. According to a […]

Asean and Malaysia

Eagles Engines For Indonesian Vipers

SHAH ALAM: Japan is considering exporting used F15 engines to Indonesia, Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported on June 18. It reported that used F-15 fighter jet engines are being considered for export to Indonesia, according to several government sources. The idea is for these engines from Air Self-Defence Force F-15s to […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…Brunei Buying C295s

SHAH ALAM: Brunei has signed the contract for the procurement of several Airbus C295MWs medium transport aircraft on December 2. Several as no firm numbers were mentioned in the release announcing the contract signing ceremony which took place at Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the Sultanate. The release did […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…Indonesia Purchasing SRBM

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses..Indonesia purchasing SRBM. Indonesia will become the third country in South-east Asia to operate a Short-Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM) system after it was revealed that it signed the Khan missile system from Turkiye. The contract was reportedly signed at the recent Indo Defence exhibition in Jakarta. Defence […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses..Indonesia Buys Rafales

SHAH ALAM: Dassault Aviation has signed a contract with Indonesia for the purchase of 42 Rafale Omni-role fighters in Jakarta today. From Dassault Aviation: (Saint-Cloud, France, February 10, 2022) – In the presence of the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, and the Indonesian Minister of Defence, Prabowo […]

Asean and Malaysia

Keeping Up With The Joneses Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Indonesia has become the third nation in Asia to operate the the Airbus A400M airlifter – after Malaysia – after it signed a contract for two aircraft today. Indonesia also signed the LOI for another four A400Ms. The order and LOI was announced today on the last day […]

Asean and Malaysia

Indonesia Signed Initial Contract For Rafales

SHAH ALAM: Indonesia has signed an initial contract for the purchase of 36 Dassault Rafale omni-role fighters, says Airspace Review website. The respectable website/publication are helmed by Indonesian most experience defence and aerospace journalists hence its reports are highly accurate. The initial contract – basically a Letter of Intent (LOI) […]

Asean and Malaysia

KRI Nanggala SubSunk

SHAH ALAM: The Indonesian military today confirmed that missing submarine KRI Nanggala has sunk following the discovery of items believed from the vessel. A scan also showed a possible wreck of the submarine wreck at a depth of 850m. From CNA BALI: There is evidence that the missing Indonesian KRI […]