Defence Contract

Destini Secured RM19 million Contract

SHAH ALAM: Destini Bhd on Sept 7 announced it has secured a two-year contract worth RM19.04 million for the procurement and supply of FZ rocket motors to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF). The contract was awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary Destini Prime Sdn Bhd. Destini announced to Bursa […]

Defence Contract

MD530G LSAH Finally Coming Home

SHAH ALAM: MD530G LSAH Finally Coming Home. Some six years after they were contracted, the Malaysian Army MD Helicopters MD-530G Light Scout Attack Helicopters (LSAH) are finally on their way home. MD Helicopters announced that the army had taken initial acceptance of the six LSAH and it will be in […]

Asean and Malaysia

Keeping Up With The Joneses …ATAK

SHAH ALAM: Keeping up with the Joneses…as the delivery dates for the MD Helicopters MD-530G light scout attack helicopter remained up in the air, the Philippines is set to take delivery of six TAI T129 ATAK attack helicopters next month. The delivery of the ATAK has been subject to intense […]

Malaysian Army

LSAH To Kuantan

SHAH ALAM: MD Helicopters MD-530G Light Scout Attack Helicopter (LSAH) will be based in Kuantan once it is delivered, Army chief Gen Zamrose Mohd Zain said yesterday. The helicopters will be based at a facility which currently is expected to be completed in June, 2021, just ahead of the helicopters […]

Tentera Darat

Money Talks…

SHAH ALAM: Money Talks…In one of its last action in power, the (now dissolved) Pakatan Harapan government on Feb.15 finally gave the green light to the Defence Ministry to continue with the MD-530G light scout/attack helicopter contract, a deal which was bordering on cancellation for almost two years. Army chief […]

Malaysian Army

MD Helicopters, Boeing Slug Out in Court

SHAH ALAM: FlightGlobal is reporting that MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) is suing Boeing over the Saudi AH-6i light scout attack helicopter contract. From FlightGlobal A batch of helicopters delivered years late and allegedly with parts missing and broken has led to a second legal dispute between MD Helicopters (MDHI) and […]

Malaysian Army

When September Ends

SHAH ALAM: When September Comes, thats when the Blackhawks will be delivered to us, says Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein when asked about the Brunei helicopters  last April. Malaysian Defence report on Apr 16, 2016. DSA 2016 Day 2. Hishammudin was asked about the Blackhawks after the contracts signing […]


Little Bird/MD-530G Contract Signed

SHAH ALAM: IN my post “When November Comes” I wrote that the contract for the MD Helicopters MD-530G aka Little Bird will be signed during the ASEM summit with US president Barack Obama in attendance. Actually, the contract signing for the light scout attack helicopter did took place during that […]

Malaysia - RMAF

When November Comes..

SHAH ALAM: MALAYSIA is expected to sign for at least eight MD-530G light attack scout helicopter in late November. The helicopters to be operated jointly by the RMAF and the Army are expected to be deployed in ESSCOM once delivered. Industry sources told Malaysian Defence, officials were working feverishly to […]