Kementerian Pertahanan

Pendekar SLEP Still Up In the Air

SHAH ALAM: The Army is still in the planning phase on the service life extension programme (SLEP) on the Pendekar PT-91M main battle tank, Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin told Parliament. Once the decision is made the funding for the programme is expected to registered in current RMK (2021-2025) or […]

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 […]

budget

LCS, LMS Batch 2 and Radome

SHAH ALAM: The Dewan Rakyat in its sitting on November 23 passed the Defence Ministry budget for 2024 which is RM19.7 billion. This was simply procedural – the Dewan must pass all the agencies and ministries budget individually – even though the 2024 budget has been passed earlier. Anyhow as […]

Defence Contract

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

Thales Ground Master 400 Alpha

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the single long range air surveillance radar which LOI was announced at LIMA 2023 is the Thales Ground Master 400 Alpha. The identity of the radar was released on June 19 when Thales announced the contract for 13 GM 400 Alpha radars for Indonesia (see […]

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 […]

Asean and Malaysia

The Joneses… SG New MRCV

SHAH ALAM: ST Engineering Marine Ltd is expected to deliver the first of six Multi-Role Combat Vessels (MRCV) to the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) by 2028, it was announced on March 27. Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its subsidiary, ST Engineering had received the contract for […]

Defence Contract

RESM For PV17 Squadron, Updated

SHAH ALAM: ECM for PV17 Squadron. It appears that the six ships of Patrol Vessel (PV) 17 Squadron will be getting a new Radar-Electronic Support Measures (RESM) equipment. PV17 Squadron is the formal name for the six-strong Kedah class ships, namely KD Kedah (171); KD Pahang (172); KD Perak (173); […]