Malaysia receives third LMS
Malaysia says ship acquisition plans are on track, as the third Chinese-built Littoral Mission Ship is handed over.
Malaysia looks for special forces equipment
Anti-structure weapons and training grenades are on the shopping list of Malaysian army special forces.
Malaysia puts pen to paper for LCA tender
Malaysia has been talking about new light combat aircraft for some time, but finally a tender is out for 18 aircraft.
Malaysia commences hunt for hybrid UAVs
Fixed-wing hybrid UAVs are on the cards for the Malaysian Army, as well as new RPGs and radio-equipped vehicles.
4th June 2021
Malaysia's air force will reorganise and relocate several aircraft squadrons, as well as beginning a hunt for a new air surveillance radar.
27th May 2021
A number of 84mm antitank weapons, 12.7mm machine guns and engineering support vehicles are all on the Malaysian Army's shopping list.
27th April 2021
Malaysia's navy receives new domestically built high-speed boats, with the promise of more on the way.
8th March 2021
Malaysia stands up a ScanEagle squadron in East Malaysia, followed a day later by the commissioning of a Keris-class vessel.
28th February 2021
Nexter delivered nearly all of Malaysia's new LG1 howitzers last year.
26th January 2021
Malaysia's navy has ambitious procurement plans, if money allows, and naval helicopters have already been ordered.
20th January 2021
The Malaysian Armed Forces will receive AFVs, helicopters and ships this year, but is the Light Combat Aircraft really any closer?
14th December 2020
The MoD comes under fire for its handling of the delayed A400M aircraft acquisition and the overhaul of Scorpene submarines.
6th November 2020
The Indonesian Navy's second frigate is now combat ready with its full suite of weapons more than two years after it entered service.
3rd November 2020
Malaysia's third Littoral Mission Ship has been launched, with COVID-19 throwing a spanner in the works for the original delivery schedule
2nd October 2020
Malaysia has issued a tender for 20 4x4 APCs for its United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Malaysian Battalion (MALBATT) contingent. The tender, issued …
17th September 2020
Malaysian Defence Minister Ismail Sabri announced on 11 September that the Malaysian Army would establish a brigade headquarters, armoured regiment, three infantry battalions, three artillery …
26th August 2020
Malaysia issued two tenders on 25 August for the supply of two maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and three MALE UAVs. Few details or performance specifications, …
6th August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused delays to delivery of the first three MD 530G helicopters ordered by Malaysia, said Defence Minister Ismail Sabri in parliament …
12th June 2020
The US will provide three Lockheed Martin mobile radars to Malaysia and Indonesia, as revealed by a notice of contract action dated 9 June on …
11th May 2020
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has in its possession the first six of 12 US-donated Insitu ScanEagle UAVs, but they remain in storage at Kota …
20th April 2020
The Royal Malaysian Navy’s (RMN's) Scorpene-class submarine KD Tun Abul Razak has returned to service following completion of major repair and overhaul work that started …
11th March 2020
Malaysia will take delivery of six MD 530G helicopters from the end of 2020, following a decision by the then Pakatan Harapan government, before its …
5th February 2020
Gen Ackbal Samad assumed command of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) on 3 January, making him the fifth chief who will have to grapple with …
5th February 2020
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will convert three of its seven CN-235 transport aircraft into unarmed maritime surveillance platforms under a US-funded programme. Work is …