Malaysia - RMAF

Plan B, Part 1

SHAH ALAM: Plan B, Part 1. As you are aware the new administration seemed to be swamped with many things that they said were done by the previous administration. I dont have time to go through all of them here but it is likely to have an impact on the […]


Communication Breakdown

SHAH ALAM: Communication Breakdown. It appears there is something brewing on the MD530G light scout attack helicopter program. Its got nothing to do with deliveries or similar things. This of course have been settled after what had happened last year. I will not explain the full details of whats brewing […]

Asean and Malaysia

Atlas and Flankers in Singapore

SHAH ALAM: Atlas and Flankers. Its not yet official but RMAF is sending the Sukhoi Su-30MKM Flanker and the Airbus A400M Atlas – to the Singapore 2018 Airshow, starting on Feb. 6 to 11. Although RMAF has not make the announcement yet, the aerial display list already included the Flanker […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Exercise With Indian Air Force

SHAH ALAM: Exercise with Indian Air Force. Malaysian and Indian military will be holding air exercises and extending cooperation in counter-terrorism as part of plans to strengthen defence ties between both countries, PM DS Najib said today. The air exercise will involve Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI and RMAF […]

Malaysian Defence

RMAF Upgrades Are On Track

SHAH ALAM: RMAF upgrades are on track. Upgrade programs for three RMAF aircraft – the Bae Systems Hawk Mk 208 light jet, Hercules C-130H transporter and Nuri helicopters are on track and expected to commence as scheduled, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said. He said the upgrade programs will […]

Malaysian Defence

Another Day Has Just Begun

SHAH ALAM: Another day has just begun. Yes its the first day of the new year and it seemed just like yesterday I wrote that we will be muddling through the new year. So what is in store in 2018 then? I am not a soothsayer but listed below are […]

Malaysian Defence

Air Dropable Rescue and Survival System

SHAH ALAM: Air Dropable Rescue and Survival System. In June, the Defence Ministry issued a request for tender for a multi-modal transporter (MTO) to transport two units of “Air Drop-able Rescue and Survival System (ADRSS) together with the support equipment under the procurement project of the Sukhoi Su-30MKM aircraft. As […]

Defence Contract

PM In London, July 2011. Part II

PETALING JAYA: It appears that I spoke to soon about the Typhoon deal for the RMAF MRCA programme. The proposal for 20-plus Tranche 1 FOC for 10 new Tranche 3 Typhoon was just an idea being floated by the British as they geared up for the programme. And it had […]

Defence Contract

Mindef Explains EC725 Deal

KUALA LUMPUR: Posted below is the Mindef explaination whether it had followed procedures in choosing the Cougar for the Nuri Replacement Programme. Sorry, for putting it up late, I am a walking wounded… All Rules Were Observed In Acquiring Eurocopter EC725, Says Ministry KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 (Bernama) — The […]