Update – Malaysian Fighter Competition, LIMA 17

BAE Systems did not send a Typhoon this year, preferring to exhibit a full scale replica (FSR) outside the exhibition hall with the weapons that could be available if the Royal Malaysian Air Force opted for it.  The requirement for a multirole combat aircraft (MRCA) to replace the F-5s and MiG-29Ns has been rolling along […]

Malaysian Minister of Defence attends CNRT 17

The keynote address at the Chief of Navy Roundtable talks was Malaysia’s Minister of Defence, Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.  He praised the efforts of the organisers in recording 31 Chiefs of Navy and representatives, academics and defence industry players. He told us that with a maritime area of more than 556,000 sq kms and […]