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...
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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...

Thailand to Launch First International Air Show in 2027

Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-ocha has approved the proposal for the Office of the Eastern Economic Corridor to organise Thailand International Air Show...
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...
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First two T129B ATAK helicopters arrive in the Philippines

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has delivered two of six T129B ATAK helicopters ordered by the Philippine Air Force (PAF), the service announced via its...
sea trials Al Jubail

Gulf Naval Recapitalisation

Gulf states have been investing defence budgets in to recapitalise naval power as well as indigenous shipyards. Disputes in the Gulf and wider Middle East...

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