Tenth Anniversary Of EC725/H225M

Langkawi: Airbus Helicopters held a ceremony at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) to commemorate the 10 years of operations of the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s H225M fleet on May 23 . The air force remains the world’s highest H225M military flyer. The Royal Malaysian Air Force’s fleet […]


LIMA 2021 Canceled

SHAH ALAM: LIMA 2021 canceled. Its official, LIMA 2021 has been canceled. The Defence Ministry issued a statement today confirming the cancellation of LIMA 2021 scheduled for 16 to 21 March, 2021. The release said the decision to cancel the event was made by the Cabinet at its meeting on […]


LIMA 2021 – On or Off?

SHAH ALAM: LIMA 2021 – On or Off. There is talk among industry insiders that LIMA 2021 scheduled in March, next year, will be postpone to another date in the year or deferred to 2023 instead. Money or the lack of it brought upon the Covid 19 pandemic and higher […]

Defence Shows

DSA 2016, Final Day

KUALA LUMPUR: DSA 2016 closed its doors this evening and immediately it was announced that the next installment will be held in 2018. “I am pleased to announce that DSA 2018 will be held from 16 to 18 April 2018 in Kuala Lumpur” Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said […]


Will There Be LIMA Next Year?

SHAH ALAM: Will there be LIMA next year. It’s about a year before the next instalment of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace show rolls into the picture. However, everyone remained in the dark as when is the exact dates for the 2017 event. And before they could fix the […]

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MRCA: Fulcrum and Retirement

SHAH ALAM: IN my post about the RMK11, I mentioned the political considerations as one of the reasons for the retirement of RMAF Mig-29 Fulcrum fleet. Without approved funding in RMK11, the Fulcrum will simply grind out of service without any fanfare. However as I had reported (the post is […]

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LCS contract awarded to BNS

PETALING JAYA: It appears I spoke too soon. From the AFP and BSKL announcement page, it appears that BNS has gotten its LOA from the govt to build the SGPV/LCS or frigate. And more importantly the ceiling price has gone up to RM9 billion. Yes its the ceiling price, it […]

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The Great Escape?

PETALING JAYA: Several years back when Lima was held in November (mostly due to the fasting month most of the flight days were either rained out or downgraded due to low clouds. This year’s Lima is being held in December – 6 to 8 which traditionally for Langkawi is a […]