Defence Contract

Turkish CEOs Meet PM

SHAH ALAM: Two Turkish defence company CEOs had a meeting with PM DS Ismail Sabri yesterday. The duo were Turkish Aerospace CEO Temel Kotil and MKE CEO Yasin Akdere. They were accompanied by Turkish ambassador to Malaysia Dr. Merve Kavakc─▒ to the meeting held at the PM’s office at Parliament. […]

Asean and Malaysia

Keeping Up With The Joneses …ATAK

SHAH ALAM: Keeping up with the Joneses…as the delivery dates for the MD Helicopters MD-530G light scout attack helicopter remained up in the air, the Philippines is set to take delivery of six TAI T129 ATAK attack helicopters next month. The delivery of the ATAK has been subject to intense […]

Defence Contract

Turkish Delights Part 4

SHAH ALAM: Turkish delights. As the Army waits for the government to pony up the funds for the life extension programme for its Adnan and MIFV fleet, the Turkish government has announced that it was doing the same thing for its Turkish built M113 variants. According to state owned Anadolu […]

Defence Contract

Greece Orders 18 Rafales

SHAH ALAM: Greece orders 18 Dassault Rafales as part of the country’s military modernisation programme as it face tensions with Turkey over the latter’s plans for oil and gas exploration in a disputed part of the Mediterranean Sea. Apart from the Rafales, Greece will also upgrade 10 of its Mirage […]

Malaysian Defence

Turkish Delights, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Turkish Delights, Part 2. As reported previously, Malaysia and Turkish companies had signed a number of agreements in the sidelines of the KL summit. It must be said though I had reported that one of the agreements signed would be on the 6X6 project but it appears that […]

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Malaysian Defence

Another Great Bargain…Going, Going …Gone

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak left for Saudi Arabia this morning (May 13, 2011) for a two-day official visit to the Kingdom. On Saturday, he is scheduled to make an official visit to Qatar. Ties between Malaysia and both countries are rather tight but more towards business, not […]