Asean and Malaysia

Carry On, Carry On

JAKARTA: Carry On. Carry On. Although funding for the new MPA and MRSS has yet to be found, likely in RMK12, the technical work on them is continuing. This is of course normal as specifications and technical requirements must be ready when funding is available. RMN chief Adm Kamarulzaman Badaruddin […]

Defence Contract

New Zealand Seeking to Buy Poseidons

SHAH ALAM: In the MPA postings recently, I wrote that it was unlikely that Malaysia will get the Boeing P-8A Poseidon as maritime patrollers. It is too expensive, I wrote. It is expensive for us of course though others might think otherwise. Which are the other countries that might think […]

Malaysia - RMAF

MPA Requirements, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: In the previous post, we talked about the unmanned capabilities for the MPA requirements. In this post, we will explore the manned MPA requirement. As the capabilities being sought are for both the military – Maritime Patrol Aircraft while the para-military requirement is dubbed the Maritime Surveillance Aircraft […]

Malaysia - RMAF

C295 and the MPA requirement

SHAH ALAM: IN my recent reports on the MPA requirement, I stated that the CN235 is probably the favourite to win the programme if the funding goes ahead for RMK11. But it appears that the CN235 may not be able to take part at all as the Airbus Defence and […]