Defence Contract

More Pictures of RMAF MSA

SHAH ALAM: More pictures of RMAF MSA. A few days back one of Malaysian Defence regular commenters asked about the RMAF CN-235 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA). As the MSA/MPA capability/community is one of the things RMAF do not talk about – one of the Beechcraft King Air had a Rahsia […]

Malaysian Defence

Forward Operating Base

SHAH ALAM: Forward operating base. At the recent Parliament session, PM announced that a bare-bone airbase will be set up at Bintulu in Sarawak. Malaysian Defence reported that it is likely to be operating from the current Bintulu airport and it appears that RMAF designation for such a base is […]

Malaysian Defence

LMS 3 Coming

SHAH ALAM: LMS 3 coming. RMN’s third China-made warship, LMS 3 is expected to be delivered by the end of this month (September), says Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (though not exactly ) today while the upgraded CN-235 will be delivered by the end of November. In a press release issued […]

Defence Contract

Third CN-235 to Bandung

SHAH ALAM; Third CN To Bandung . The third RMAF CN-235 transporter has arrived in Bandung to be converted into an MSA on March 22. RMAF only announced the delivery of the aircraft – M44-01 – at Bandung on April 3. Tail number 01 was previously used as a VIP […]

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Second CN-235 in Bandung

SHAH ALAM: RMAF has sent the second CN-235 light transport aircraft to Bandung for the conversion process into a maritime patroller. The handing over ceremony was conducted on October 2 at the PTDI facility adjacent to the Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung, the state owned manufacturer announced. It stated […]

Defence Contract

First CN In Bandung For Conversion into MSA

SHAH ALAM: First CN in Bandung for conversion into the MSA. After being delayed due to the global pandemic, RMAF has sent its first CN-235-220M transporter to the PTDI facility in Bandung, Indonesia to undergo the conversion process into a maritime surveillance aircraft. The aircraft tail number, M44-05 was flown […]

Malaysia- MMEA

MPA Requirements, Part 3

SHAH ALAM: In this post, we will talk about the MPA requirements for the coast guard aka the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). As the MMEA requirements called for a dedicated manned patroller capability for border patrol, fishery control, anti-smuggling and anti-piracy duties, the platform itself is called the Maritime […]