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LIMA 2017: Do 228 in box seat for Malaysian MPA?

27th March 2017 - 11:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Langkawi


As the need to maintain effective maritime security in Asia Pacific intensifies RUAG, whose product line includes the Dornier Do 228NG aircraft, believes it is in pole position to deliver maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) to Malaysia.

David Jones, general manager for RUAG Aviation Malaysia, assured Shephard that the Do 228NG had been down-selected approximately 18 months ago, although RUAG had kept this news under wraps since that time.

Under a public-private partnership model RUAG is working with its Malaysian partner that chose the Do 228NG, although Jones declined to reveal which company it was. This firm provides a complete interface

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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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