Defence Contract

Another Helicopter Tender in 2025?

SHAH ALAM: In his 2024 budget speech on October 13, PMX announced that RMAF will be getting twelve new helicopters as part of the national security sector allocation. Last month, Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin stated that the allocation for the new RMAF helicopters was RM2.8 billion, some RM1.2 billion […]

Defence Contract

E Bikes for the Army

SHAH ALAM: The Ordnance Department have issued three separate quotation notices for the supply of 15 e-bikes or 45 in total for the Army for use in the northern peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak. The notice is published on Eperolehan, today and closes on March 19. Unfortunately, the public portion did […]

Tentera Darat

Army Senior Officer Relieved of Command

SHAH ALAM: An Army senior officer based in Sarawak has been relieved of command after a police report was lodged against him by lower ranked officer for alleged assaults. The Army said in a release (see below) that the action was taken to allow a “thorough and transparent investigation into […]

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More Eco-Friendly Training Grenades

SHAH ALAM: Back in September 2021, Malaysian Defence posted the story on the RFB for 20,000 eco-friendly training hand grenades (EFTHG). The LOA of RM2.8 million for the RFB was awarded to Prima Technology Sdn Bhd. The MTO contract for the EFTHG was awarded to Multi Modal Freight Sdn Bhd […]

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The Merrier, HMAV and HMLTV

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the Army main procurement programme this year will be the High Mobility Armoured Vehicle (HMAV) and the High Mobility Light Tactical Vehicle (HMLTV). Both are Kenderaan Jenis A or armoured vehicles. Army chief Gen Muhammad Hafizuddeain Jantan confirmed this in an interview with Harian Metro […]

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Bad Moon Rising, Black Hawk Edition

SHAH ALAM: Back in 2015, Malaysian Defence posted that the armed forces was not getting the four Black Hawk helicopters that were to be gifted by Brunei. The cost of maintaining the helicopters was likely the main reason the government in the end decided not to take up the offer. […]

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Changes to Special Operations Vehicle

SHAH ALAM: In the recent post on equipment delivered to the Army, Malaysian Defence stated that the Cendana Auto SF-21X Special Operations Vehicle (SOV) looked slightly different from the one that was displayed at DSA 2022. I was told this by people who attended the show as I did not […]

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More Stuff Delivered for The Army, October 2023

SHAH ALAM: Back in June, General Hafizuddeain Jantan, was the deputy Army chief who witnessed the delivery of various equipment, mostly vehicles, small arms, boats, and its related equipment. Fast forward four months, Hafizuddeain, now the Army chief was the one who took official delivery of vehicles, combat accessories, boats, […]

Defence Contract

More Hand Grenades for The Army

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has floated a tender for the supply of HG85 HE fragmentation hand grenades for the Army. Unfortunately, the public portion of the tender did not reveal how many HG85 grenades are being sought. Other documents in the tender do revealed that the rough estimate of […]