Malaysia -RMN

You Win Some, You Lose Some…

SHAH ALAM: You Win Some, You Lose Some. In the previous post, we discussed about the possibility of the RMN getting more hulls, specifically China-made warships. Several readers suggested that there wasn’t not enough funds for RMN to get its cake and eat it too. While its true that maintaining […]

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Defence Contract

Two Wildcats for the Philippines

SHAH ALAM: Finmeccanica has announced that it has been awarded a contract, valued at over 100 million euros, to supply the Philippine Navy with two AgustaWestland AW159 helicopters. The aircraft will be built and delivered from the Finmeccanica Helicopter Division’s Yeovil plant, in the United Kingdom, in 2018. The confirmation […]

Defence Contract

Philippines Buys ASW Helicopters

SHAH ALAM: THE Philippines Defence Department has selected the AgustaWestland AW159 Lynx Wildcat ASW helicopters for its navy. Under the deal, the Philippines Navy will be getting two Wildcats for some US$114 million. From the Philippine News Agency (PNA) “MANILA, March 23 (PNA) — The contract for the Philippine Navy […]

Malaysia -Armed Forces

RMK11 Wish List: Helicopters

SHAH ALAM: THIS is the first of many posts (hopefully) on the RMK11 wish list. As helicopters are almost common user item among the services including other government agencies and a safe bet for procurement we might as well start with them. This post and others are not the official […]