Bomba

Bomba AW189 Crashes in Subang

SHAH ALAM: A Fire and Rescue Department/Bomba Leonardo AW189 – 9M-BOF – super-medium helicopter crashed in the apron of the Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology adjacent to Subang airport today. The institute is part of Universiti Kuala Lumpur. Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) chief executive officer Captain Norazman Mahmud […]

Defence Contract

Going To Torino

SHAH ALAM: The RMAF project team for the MPA project will be based in Turin, Italy, a quotation notice (QN) published on Eperolehan on July 12 has revealed. The seven-day QN is the for the door to door, packaging, transportation, and delivery service for MPA project team to Turin, Italy. […]

RMN

Kota Kinabalu Open Ship Days

SHAH ALAM: As with the Sandakan naval base, Kota Kinabalu naval base is holding open ship days programme during this weekend (April 29 and 30). The announcement of the open ship programme for Kota Kinabalu base was made by the Eastern Fleet Command on its social media accounts, yesterday (April […]

Defence Contract

Maintenance Tender For MOH

SHAH ALAM: Maintenance tender for MOH. The Eperolehan has issued nine separate quotation notices for the maintenance of the three AW139 Maritime Operations Helicopter (MOH) of the Royal Malaysian Navy. The helicopters are based at the air unit at the Kota Kinabalu naval base. The notices are for the three […]

commentary

Another Helicopter Tender Part 2

SHAH ALAM: In an earlier posting entitled Another Helicopter Tender, Malaysian Defence wrote about a tender for four helicopters for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency – Agensi Penguatkuasaan Maritime Malaysia (MMEA/APMM). The tender was published in June last year and was supposed to close in July but it was later […]

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 […]

Defence Contract

Third AW139 MOH Delivered

SHAH ALAM: Third AW139 HOM delivered. RMN has taken delivery of the third and final AW139 Maritime Operations Helicopter (MOH) from Galaxy Aerospace Malaysia Sdn Bhd at the Kota Kinabalu naval base today. The delivery of the third helicopter marked the culmination of the contract award to Galaxy Aerospace on […]

Asean and Malaysia

Leonardo Guns For Indonesia

SHAH ALAM: Leonardo guns for Indonesia. Indonesian Navy has selected Leonardo’s latest-generation Marlin 40 naval gun. The Independent Line of Sight (ILOS) variant of the 40mm turret will equip the Indonesian Navy’s PC60 fast patrol boats and Tank Landing Ship vessels. From Leonardo: Two Indonesian Navy PC60 fast patrol boats […]

Defence Contract

Its Galaxy Aerospace, Part…

SHAH ALAM: IT’s Galaxy Aerospace. In a previous post, Malaysian Defence wrote that Galaxy Aerospace Sdn Bhd won the bid for a slew of maintenance contracts for the two AW139 maritime operation helicopters (MOH). The two helicopters are operated by the RMN air wing at the Kota Kinabalu naval base. […]

Malaysian Defence

Its Galaxy Aerospace

SHAH ALAM: Its Galaxy Aerospace (M) Sdn Bhd. Yes, Galaxy Aerospace, which won the contract to supply three Maritime Operations Helicopter (MOH) to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has been awarded the contracts to maintain them. Galaxy Aerospace is part of the Gading group. Malaysian Defence wrote in August that […]