Defence Contract

Kuwaiti Hornets, Next Change or Coming Soon

SHAH ALAM: National news agency, Bernama reported yesterday that a RMAF delegation is scheduled to visit Kuwait next month to discuss the procurement of the country’s fleet of Boeing F/A-18 Hornets. It quoted RMAF chief TS Asghar Khan as saying that the Kuwaiti Air Force as having thirty-nine single seat […]

Malaysian Defence

Back on The Saddle Again, Hornet edition

SHAH ALAM: Back on the saddle again, Hornet edition. RMAF has taken full acceptance of the first F/A-18D Hornet – tail number M45-01 – which had undergone the “Local Planned Maintenance 12 Years” (LPM-12Y). The acceptance ceremony was conducted at the Butterworth air base on January 5. RMAF chief General […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Silver Jubilee Of No 18 Squadron

SHAH ALAM: Silver jubilee of No. 18 Squadron. No. 18 Squadron celebrated its 25th anniversary on December 16 at the Butterworth airbase. To mark the occasion tail number 01 was given a new fresh paint, with yellow stripes running over the canopy leading to the twin horizontal tails. It also […]

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A Broken Record

SHAH ALAM: A Broken record. In discussions on the FLIT-LCA and RMAF plans there were also talk on the plan to buy Kuwaiti Hornets. Most of the talk falls on the US not willing to allow us to buy them for various reasons. Actually, its not about whether the US […]