Defence Shows

STRIDE Taking Part in DSA 2022

SHAH ALAM: Science & Technology Research Institue for Defence (STRIDE) will among the 1,170 exhibitors taking in the upcoming DSA 2022 exhibition, scheduled for March 28-31 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur. Stride in a posting on its social media said Pameran DSA 2022 […]

Malaysian Defence

Tell Me Why

SHAH ALAM: Tell me why. A couple of months back, a South Korean newspaper got everyone excited that there will be a tender for 6X6 vehicles for the Army. I ignored the story as I had already been told that no tender for 6X6 vehicles is expected in the near […]


2022 National Security Budget

SHAH ALAM: 2022 National Security Budget. The Defence Ministry is getting RM16.14 billion in the 2022 budget while the Home Ministry was allocated RM17.089 billion. This is the third year running that the Home Ministry got a higher allocation than Defence, following the government decision in 2019 to move the […]

defence Industry

HMAV Out In The Wild

SHAH ALAM: HMAV out in the wild. Local company, Mildef International Technologies (Mildef) announced that its 4X4 High Mobility Armoured Vehicle (HMAV) had undergone some 1000km of testing on highway and off-road conditions with the Army. The Army’s vehicle evaluation unit conducted the testing from Feb. 21 to March 5 […]


More Funds For STRIDE In RMK12

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has proposed more funds for the Science & Technology Research Institute For Defence (STRIDE) for the next Malaysian Plan, RMK12 which starts next year. Defence Minister DS Ismail Sabri said STRIDE had received RM96.18 million in RMK11 for research and development work for the defence […]

Defence Contract

Locally Developed Weapons

SHAH ALAM: Locally developed weapons. The Science & Technology Research Institute For Defence (STRIDE) is collaborating with the armed forces and the National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM) to develop a 12.7mm sniper rifle and a 120mm mortar. Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu told Parliament today said both weapons were still […]


LIMA 2015 Day 2 : Fulcrums for Sukhois

LANGKAWI: EVEN though LIMA 2015 had been declared as the best LIMA ever, based on the number VVIPs present on Day 2 alone I will have to disagree. Clearly something is wrong when the movers and shakers are not present at the country‚Äôs premier aerospace show. The news of the […]