Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…Vipers and Chinooks For Pinoys?

SHAH ALAM: Vipers and Chinooks for Philippines. The Philippines may well be getting a dozen or so F-16 fighters and Chinook heavy lift helicopters soon, based on recent statements coming out from Washington. The statement (edited for brevity): US Secretary of State Blinken, US Secretary of Defense Austin, Secretary of […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses…Thailand Orders Boeing Little Birds

SHAH ALAM: The Joneses… Thailand buying Little Birds. Back in November, 2019, the US State Department announced the proposed sale to Thailand of eight Boeing AH-6I light attack reconnaissance helicopters and related equipment in a deal worth $400 million (RM1.675 billion). It appears that contract has been finalized as the […]

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Defence Contract

Philippines Get MPA ISR Kit from the US

SHAH ALAM: AS we were busy with DSA 2016, a report came out during the week stating that the Philippines is getting a manned MPA palletised ISR kit from the US. The ISR kit is one of the four separate projects funded by the Pentagon’s Maritime Security Initiative (MSI) this […]