PREMIUM: Malaysia activates ScanEagle squadron
Malaysia stands up a ScanEagle squadron in East Malaysia, followed a day later by the commissioning of a Keris-class vessel.
PREMIUM: Malaysia fires up new French howitzers
Nexter delivered nearly all of Malaysia's new LG1 howitzers last year.
PREMIUM: Malaysian naval helicopters are due from 2022
Malaysia's navy has ambitious procurement plans, if money allows, and naval helicopters have already been ordered.
PREMIUM: Malaysia outlines this year’s deliveries
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
1st 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 ...
11th 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 ...
20th January 2020
Malaysia’s first Littoral Mission Ship (LMS), KD Keris, arrived home at RMN Kota Kinabalu on 17 January, following its commissioning at its place of construction ...
13th January 2020
Malaysia issued two tenders on 9 January inviting Finance Ministry-registered companies to supply special operations vehicles (SOV) for the Malaysian Army’s Gerakhas special forces unit. ...
9th January 2020
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will phase out its Sikorsky S-61A Nuri fleet, said its newly appointed chief Gen Ackbal Samad on 7 January. ...
9th December 2019
Malaysia’s parliament passed the country’s first ever Defence White Paper on 2 December to guide defence planning and development from 2020-30. Amidst opposition criticism on ...
25th November 2019
The Malaysian government issued three local tenders on 19 November for the supply of firearms and accessories for the Malaysian Army’s Grup Gerakhas (Special Service ...
15th November 2019
Malaysia’s MoD issued a press statement on 1 November stating that delivery of six MD 530G helicopters had been delayed as a result of various ...
13th November 2019
Malaysia’s troubled Maharaja Lela-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) continues to face further delays, with Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu disclosing in parliament on 29 October that ...