Defence Contract

New FCR for KD Perak

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has issued a tender for the supply, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning of a fire control radar (FCR) KD Perak pennant number 173, the third ship of the Kedah class. The tender was published on October 10 and closes on November 11, according to the […]

defence Industry

Rheinmetall takes over Expal

SHAH ALAM: Dusseldolf-based Rheinmetall AG today announced it has taken over Spain’s Expal Systems S.A. Among other, the move brings the group new ammunition production capacity.\ From Rheinmetall: Rheinmetall AG today (November 14, 2022) concluded a purchase contract with MaxamCorp. Holding S.L. of Madrid to acquire the entire share capital […]

Defence Contract

Australian Lynx Unveiled

SHAH ALAM: Australian Lynx unveiled. Rheinmetall has unveiled the first of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles designed, developed and manufactured for the Commonwealth of Australia’s $AUD18.1 billion (RM54 billion ) Land 400 Phase 3 programme. Lynx is a next generation tracked, digitised and highly protected Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) […]

Defence Contract

Hungary Signs Deal For Lynx IFV

SHAH ALAM: Hungary signs deal for Lynx IFV. Despite the doom and gloom in the defence industry due to the economic downturn due to the coronavirus pandemic, some countries are still going ahead with their defence deals. One of them is Hungary which on 17 August signed a deal to […]


Lasers On The Way

SHAH ALAM: Lasers on the way. Lasers once the purview of science fiction books, comics and movies are rapidly becoming reality. From akward huge devices in sterile labs, the latest laser devices are now small enough to be mounted on shipping containers, ships and 8X8 vehicles. The biggest obstacle in […]

Malaysian Defence

Walk Like A Duck

SHAH ALAM: Walk Like A Duck. It was reported recently that German manufacturer, Rheinmetall is close to signing a deal to jointly develop and supply the new Agilis 8X8 armored vehicle to Romania. The Agilis will incorporate Romanian technologies from the local-made SAUR prototypes and German Boxer 8X8 armoured vehicles. […]