Defence Contract

LIMA 2023 Contracts, Army

SHAH ALAM: IN the earlier article on the contracts signing ceremony at LIMA 2023, Malaysian Defence reported that 43 contracts, LOI and Letter of Agreement were signed or awarded on the third day of the show. The combined value of the deals is RM10.1 billion, Defence Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan […]


Ready For Black Hawks

SHAH ALAM: It appears that Rejimen 882 (Nukleus) now operating at its new camp at the Kuantan airbase is ready to take delivery of the leased Black Hawk helicopters and operate them. Malaysian Defence reported that the PUTD unit will be taking delivery of two out of four leased Black […]

Tentera Darat

Ranger Memorial Unveiled

SHAH ALAM: Ranger memorial officiated. A memorial to mark the location of a 1972 deadly ambush near Lundu, Sarawak, involving the Seventh Royal Ranger Regiment (7 RRD) was unveiled in a ceremony on May 3. The ceremony was officiated by the Sarawak Tourism Minister DS Abdul Karim Hamzah. The idea […]

Defence Contract

Black Hawks By Year End

SHAH ALAM: Tim Nukleus Rejimen 882 is expected to take delivery of the two leased Black Hawk helicopters by year end, Malaysian Defence can reveal. The contract for the helicopters is expected to be signed anytime soon or at LIMA 23, at the end of this month. The delivery date […]

Defence Contract

Goose M4 Coming

SHAH ALAM: Back in May, 2021, Malaysian Defence reported that a tender for the supply of 110 launchers of an 84mm anti-tank was floated in the Eperolehan website. Unfortunately, three months later, Malaysian Defence wrote that this tender was cancelled, as usual for no apparent reason. I was told recently, […]

Tentera Darat

New Army Deputy Chief Takes Over

SHAH ALAM: Former Western Field Command commander Lt General Muhammad Hafizuddeian Jantan,55, has been appointed as the Army’s 26th deputy chief, effective today (April 19 2024). He took over from Lt General Mohd Sopi Md Lepi who had served as acting deputy chief since March 22. Mohd Sopi is the […]

Defence Contract

I Am Back, ATGW-MR Tender. Updated

SHAH ALAM: As expected, Eperolehan website has republished the ATGW-MR tender, the one that was cancelled a few weeks ago. For the latest tender, published on April 18 and closes on May 18, only the general statement was published. (A check on the Eperolehan website on May 20 showed that […]

Tentera Darat

A Two Star Heading 10th Para Brigade

SHAH ALAM: 10th Brigade (Para) Commander Brigadier Khairul Azmizal Ahmad Natal was promoted to Major General at a ceremony at the unit’s headquarters in Malacca on April 17. This was the first time the brigade is headed by a two-star general since it was established in 1994. Khairul Azmizal was […]

Kementerian Pertahanan

Talks On SPH Procurement

SHAH ALAM: Its official, the SPH deal with Turkiye concluded through direct negotiations by the previous administration has been cancelled by the current government. In a written reply to a question by Tasek Gelugor MP, the Defence Minister said the Finance Ministry had decided on January 16 that the procurement […]

Defence Contract

Cancelled, ATGW-MR Tender

SHAH ALAM: On March 21, Malaysian Defence posted that the tender for the purchase of 18 Anti-Tank Guided Weapon – Medium Range (ATGW-MR) was published in the Eperolehan website. The tender was supposed to close on April 11. Unfortunately, upon checking the Eperolehan website today, I found that the tender […]

Tentera Darat

Hauling, Hauling…

SHAH ALAM: Hauling, hauling. Back in October last year, Malaysian Defence reported that the Army took delivery of three Scania prime movers, described by the Army as the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck- Multi Cargo Palletised System (HEMTT-MCPLS). Now thanks to Second Division Facebook page we know that the Scania […]