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Malaysia continues to face Russia-produced fighter aircraft problems

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Malaysia’s Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has confirmed that country’s Air Force continues to face maintenance problems and a lack of spare parts of its Russian-made fighter jet fleet, according to a report in The Star Online newspaper on 31 July. According to the newspaper, the Defence Minister said that only four out of the 28 Russia-produced fighters jets owned by […]

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Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri of Royal Malaysian Air Force crashed at Tawau School

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The Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri of Royal Malaysian Air Force has crashed into part of a school building and canteen at SMK Balung Tawau in Sabah, about 40km from the city centre this morning (Oct 4). That reported by www.theborneopost.com. According to a press release from the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), the RMAF Nuri helicopter was […]

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Third A400M turboprop military transport aircraft arrived in Malaysia

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The Royal Malaysian Air Force third A400M air-lifter arrived at the Subang airbase last Monday – four days after it was officially delivered to the service. The A400M – tail number M54-03 – flew some 9,100 km to get to Subang from the Airbus D&S A400M Final Assembly Line in Seville, Spain. The ferry flight from […]

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Malaysia to receive third A400M transport aircraft by mid-month

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The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is set to receive its third Airbus A400M aircraft by mid-month. RMAF Chief, General Tan Sri Roslan Saad said the aircraft would utiltise the state of the art technology. “The aircraft (A400M) is capable of fulfilling the transportation needs of the RMAF to strengthen the country’s air defence system. […]

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Royal Malaysian Air Force MB-339CM training aircraft crashes in Pekan

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A Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) training aircraft crash landed in a paddy field in Nenasi, near here this afternoon. that reported nst.com.my. The Aermacchi MB339CM aircraft was in the midst of a training flight when it encountered technical difficulties. The two crewmen ejected to safety prior to the crash. However, one of them sustained […]

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Eurofighter Typhoon and Dassault Rafale shortlisted for Malaysian Air Force

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Malaysia   is all set to issue a request for information  to two aircraft manufacturers, including Eurofighter Typhoon and Dassault Rafale. that reported www.malaysiandefence.com. Under the RMAF’s Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) program, the replacement of the MiG-29Ns with 18 new fighters had emerged as the core requirement. An initial Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued in March 2011 calling […]

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Renk France is offering a powerpack upgrade for the Malaysian Army’s PT-91 main battle tank

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Renk France is offering a powerpack upgrade for the Malaysian Army’s PT-91 main battle tank at the Defence Services Asia exhibition. The vehicle transmission manufacturing company is displaying its Powerpack 350S that uses ESM350 automatic transmission, and is powered by the Scania D1I6 engine specially made to fit together to improve the performance of T-72, […]

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Malaysian Army to buy 44 GK-M1 Rapid Rover 4×4 vehicles

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According to the Malaysian company Weststar Defence there are orders from the Royal Malaysian Navy and Royal Malaysian Air Force for 44 GK-M1 Rapid Rover 4×4 vehicle each following an official signing ceremony on 19 May at Defense Services Asia. That reported shephardmedia.com. A spokesperson from Weststar told Shephard that they expect orders for another 44 […]

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Deftech of Malaysia unveils new Lipanbara 4×4 HMAV High Mobility Armoured Vehicle at DSA 2016

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The latest state of the art 4×4 High Mobility Armoured Vehicle (HMAV) has been named as “Lipanbara”, after the lethal and poisonous centipede found in the Malaysian jungles. This armoured vehicle will be primarily used in hostile zones for insertion and extraction of security troops, as well as for escort duties. Prime Minister, YAB Dato’ […]

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Company NIMR Automotive presents Ajban 440A armored vehicle at DSA 2016

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Company NIMR Automotive presents  Ajban 440A armored vehicle at most established Defence Show for the Asia region – Defence Services Asia 2016 (DSA) in Malaysia. The AJBAN 440A – protected patrol 4×4 vehicle with a four man cabin armoured against IED, blast and ballistic threats. Fitted for mission communications and self-defence with a roof mounted weapon. The AJBAN […]

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