Defence Contract

Tender For Leasing of Army Helicopters

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has floated the tender for the five year leasing of four medium-lift helicopters for the Army’s Air Wing. The request for bids was published on July 5 and closes on August 11. The Army is leasing the helicopters following the retirement of the Nuri in […]

Malaysian Defence

How Much Is That Helicopter In The Window?

SHAH ALAM: How much is that helicopter in the window. It depends actually but according to Wikipedia, the price of a single Leonardo AW139 twin engine helicopter, is around US$12 million (RM50 million). The actual sticker price will be according to the specifications of the buyer, of course. Anyhow, the […]

Defence Contract

RMAF Leased AW139s In Service

SHAH ALAM: RMAF has quietly took delivery of two Leonardo AW139 medium twin engine helicopters to replace the now retired Nuri fleet. The helicopters -leased from Weststar Aviation Services Sdn Bhd – according to the RMAF was delivered to the No.3 Squadron at Butterworth on December 4 last year. The […]