Malaysia News

Roketsan Shows its Interest in Asia-Pacific with LIMA
Weapon / Missile Ammunition Expo and Air Show

Roketsan Shows its Interest in Asia-Pacific with LIMA

Aiming to increase its cooperation in Asia-Pacific, Roketsan exhibits its products at the LIMA expo. There are ten products at Roketsan’s booth.

MKE's 155 Yavuz is Stuck in Finance Ministry in Malaysia
Weapon / Missile

MKE's 155 Yavuz is Stuck in Finance Ministry in Malaysia

The Malaysian Defence Ministry has reportedly reviewed the planned acquisition of the Yavuz Self-Propelled Howitzer from Makina ve Kimya Endüstrisi Turkiye.

Block 20 FA-50 For RMAF
Air

Block 20 FA-50 For RMAF

Malaysian Defence Minister confirmed that the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) would be getting the latest version of the KAI FA-50 – the Block 20.

Malaysia May Start LMS Bacth 2 with Turkiye
Navy / Maritime

Malaysia May Start LMS Bacth 2 with Turkiye

Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad bin Hasan said he will negotiate the procurement of the Littoral Mission Ship (LMS) Batch 2 with Turkiye.

Malaysia Prefers Korean TA-50 over TUSAŞ’s Hürjet
Air

Malaysia Prefers Korean TA-50 over TUSAŞ’s Hürjet

ROK sole aircraft manufacturer KAI, announced a $920 million contract to sell 18 fighter jets to Malaysia, with the first due for delivery in 2026.

Malaysia reduced its order for Maharaja Lela-class Littoral Combat Ships to five
Navy / Maritime

Malaysia reduced its order for Maharaja Lela-class Littoral Combat Ships to five

The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has confirmed receiving only five Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) instead of the six ordered initially. The new head of the RMN, Vice Admiral Abdul Rahman Ayob, has confirmed to the Malaysian press that the reductions were made as part of efforts to resume the stalled project.

Kementah Cancels Five Contracts
Country

Kementah Cancels Five Contracts

Malaysian Defence Ministry (Kementah) today announced the cancellation of five supply, services and infrastructure contracts. It did not name the projects, costs, beneficiaries, or reason for the cancellation. In a press release, the ministry said it took serious notice of the statement made by Prime Minister DS Anwar Ibrahim on expenditure leakages on January 17 2022.

RMAF Arms the EC725s
Air

RMAF Arms the EC725s

Royal Malaysian Armed Forces (RMAF) is adding weapons capability to its Airbus EC 725AP (H225M) helicopter fleet. No 10 Squadron) airbases.

Teaming Agreement Between Altınay and Malaysian G7 Aerospace
Unmanned Systems

Teaming Agreement Between Altınay and Malaysian G7 Aerospace

Malaysia is increasing defence cooperation with Turkiye. In this line, G7 Aerospace inked a "Teaming Agreement" with Turkish Altınay.

Malaysia Increases Infantry Firepower
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

Malaysia Increases Infantry Firepower

Malaysia continues to make infantry firepower investments. The country showcases its new mobile weapons.

Malaysia selects TUSAŞ’s Anka UAV as Expected
Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

Malaysia selects TUSAŞ’s Anka UAV as Expected

Malaysian Defence Minister Hussein announced that the government had selected the Leonardo ATR72 MPA and the TUSAŞ Anka-S to meet the RMAF requirements.

King of Malaysia Visited TUSAŞ
Air Bilateral Relations

King of Malaysia Visited TUSAŞ

King of Malaysia, Al Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al Mustafa Billah Shah visited Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) facilities in Ankara, Kahramankazan.

King of Malaysia visited FNSS
Bilateral Relations

King of Malaysia visited FNSS

King of Malaysia, Al Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al Mustafa Billah Shah, and Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar visited FNSS facilities in Ankara.

King of Malaysia Visits Turkiye
Bilateral Relations

King of Malaysia Visits Turkiye

King of Malaysia Sultan Al-Mustafa Billah Shah pays an official visit to Turkiye following Prime Minister İsmail Sabri Yakub’s visit in July.