CM-32 Yunpao 8x8

Multi-Role Ready

Multi-role combat vehicles (MRCVs) give a good range of options (and savings) over fleets of role specific combat vehicles. The main battle tank, infantry...
The Starstreak launcher on display at DSA, atop a Malaysian Army vehicle (Chris Pocock)

Thales Shows Air Defence Starstreak and Tank Killer NLAW

Thales came to DSA with a strong operator endorsement for its Next-generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW). The UK government has gifted over 3,600 of...
The launch ceremony for the first LCS was in 2017. The vessel has still not entered service. (BHIC)

Littoral Combat Ship Still in Troubled Waters

The saga of Malaysia’s troubled Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) continues. Prime contractor Bousted Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC) was a notable absentee from DSA 2022...
ELT stand at DSA

EMSO on Show at DSA 2022

Elettronica underlines its commitment to Malaysia and the Asia-Pacific at this year’s DSA Exhibition. Elettronica is delighted to be exhibiting at the 2022 DSA exhibition...
RMAF Sukhoi Su-30MKMs seen from top and bottom. (Carl Brent)

RMAF Has Two Years of Spares to Keep Sukhois Flying

Malaysian officials believe that they can keep the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF’s) fleet of 18 Sukhoi Su-30MKM combat aircraft airworthy, despite the sanctions...
RMAF EC725 helicopter crews line up to celebrate the 20,000 flight hours milestone. (Airbus Helicopters)

RMAF H225Ms Take the Strain Now the Parrots Have Flown

The Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF) 12-strong fleet of Airbus Helicopters H225Ms has now surpassed 25,000 flight hours, only shortly after a celebration of...
The Helang UAV represents the first foray by Mindmatics into bespoke aerial platforms. (Chris Pocock)

Mindmatics Shows Helang VTOL UAV; Also Tracking and Surveillance Systems

Unusually for a Malaysian company seeking defence contracts, Mindmatics is not owned or headed by former senior military officers. Its two founding directors and...
CAESAR6x6

DSA 2022: NEXTER to display CAESAR 6×6, placing combat superiority, technology...

Nexter is exhibiting at Defense Services Asia (DSA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to provide the Malaysian Army and our other Asian partners with solutions...
Rohde & Schwarz showcases its full technology portfolio at DSA. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz)

Rohde & Schwarz brings cutting-edge solutions to DSA 2022

Rohde & Schwarz is showcasing an innovative portfolio of high-performance tactical and strategic intelligence and interoperable digital communications solutions for deployment on land, in the air...
JF-17B twin-seat fighter

Singapore Airshow 2022: Regional interest in light combat aircraft

Regional aerospace firms have taken the opportunity at the Singapore Airshow 2022, which has emerged as the largest event of its kind to be...

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