Air Warfare

Singapore Airshow 2020: Malaysian air force grapples with fighter shortages

5th February 2020 - 06:45 GMT | by Dzirhan Mahadzir in Kuala Lumpur

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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 the much-delayed Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA).

The MRCA project to replace the now deactivated MiG-29 fleet has been in existence since 2009, and the ...

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