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Hogging The Headlines Again

SHAH ALAM: Hogging the headlines. A few years back we were informed that the RMAF was looking to purchase Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) as part of its recapitalization programme at a conference overseas. Earlier this year we were informed that the LCA programme has been approved by the government though […]

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Malaysia - RMAF

More Details on LCA and UAV RFI

SHAH ALAM: More details on LCA and UAV RFI. The Dewan Rakyat has published the written answers on RMAF LCA and UAV RFI based in questions posed by Tanjung Malim MP Chang Lih Kang. Chang asked the names of the LCA and UAV models and companies involved and the amount […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Swimming in A Fishbowl

SHAH ALAM: Swimming in a fishbowl. IT appears that my post on Kuwaiti Hornets was overly optimistic. RMAF chief Gen. Affendi Buang downplayed the possibility in response to written questions posed to him ahead of the service’s 61st anniversary today. He said that although it welcome any offer of used […]

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Tejas In Langkawi

SHAH ALAM: Tejas in Langkawi. Two Indian Air Force HAL Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) arrived in Langkawi today to take part in LIMA 19, starting next week. Both are the single seater LCA version. Previously it was reported that a twin seater LCA will be among the two Tejas […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Mitten (Yak-130) Coming to Lima 19

SHAH ALAM: Mitten Coming to Lima 19. It appears that another contender for RMAF’s LCA programme, the Yakovlev Yak-130 two-seat advanced jet trainer/light attack aircraft, is scheduled to take part in LIMA 19. A single Yak-130 Mitten is expected to join the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd Tejas LCA at LIMA 19, […]

Malaysia - RMAF

RFI for LCA and UAVs

SHAH ALAM: RFI for LCA and UAVs. On Feb 1, I wrote for Aviation Week, Malaysia has begun a quest to purchase light combat aircraft (LCA) and unmanned surveillance and attack aircraft, issuing requests for information (RFIs) from selected manufacturers despite uncertainty about when funding will be available. In a […]

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Tejas For Lima 19

SHAH ALAM: Tejas for Lima 19. Indian news service, Business Standard, is reporting that a single Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd Tejas Light Combat Aircraft will be taking part in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace 2019 (LIMA 19),this March. HAL has yet to officially confirm the participation of the Tejas but […]