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Fly-by and assorted vessels at the conclusion of the naval demonstration. (Andrew Drwiega)

Naval Sector Strong at Malaysia’s LIMA 23 Defence Show

LIMA 23 made a welcome return to the international event circuit boasting a heavy naval presence. Malaysia is one of the nations in the Asia...
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Air Force Modernisation Gathers Pace

China’s continuing threat to Taiwan and its pressure on islands in the South China Sea, plus North Korea’s long-range missile threats to South Korea...
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Indonesia signs for Anka UAVs

The Indonesian Ministry of Defense (MoD) revealed that it will be acquiring 12 Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Anka medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...

LIMA 23: Malaysian MoD signs several major procurement contracts

Amongst a slew of contracts signed at LIMA 2023 in Langkawi on 25 May, the Malaysian Ministry of Defence (MoD) inked deals for several...
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Malaysia selects Leonardo, TAI for air force requirements

Malaysia’s Senior Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein revealed in a social media post on 9 October that the government has opted for two of Leonardo’s...
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...
The Hurjet will be a purpose-designed advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft. (Turkish Aerospace)

Turkish Aerospace Reveal Big Intentions for Business Development in Malaysia

Turkish Aerospace (TAI) has big plans for Malaysia, whether or not it wins the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF’s) competition for a light combat...
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...
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...
PLAAF Y-20 near Malaysia -- RMAF

China flexes strategic airlift muscles near Malaysia

China has dispatched 16 Ilyushin Il-76 and Xi’an Y-20 heavy transport aircraft to the vicinity of Malaysia-administered shoals in the South China Sea as...

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