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LIMA 2017: Starstreak penetrates Southeast Asia

27th March 2017 - 09:26 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Langkawi


Thales is in the delivery phase for its Starstreak very short-range air defence missile system to the Malaysian Armed Forces.

The company is working with Malaysian partner Global Komited. Training for the first batch of Malaysian personnel concluded in late 2015, and all missiles should be delivered next year.

Malaysia is acquiring the Lightweight Multiple Launcher – Next Generation (LML-NG), which features three ready-to-launch missiles. Malaysia's Rapid Rover configuration is mounted on the rear of a Global Komited GK-M1 4x4 light utility vehicle.

Malaysia conducted its first live firing of Starstreak in March 2016, thus achieving an initial capability with

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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