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First overhauled Malaysian Su-30MKM Aircraft debuts at LIMA 19

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The Royal Malaysian ? Air Force (RMAF) is set to receive its first locally overhauled Su-30MKI fighter jet- bearing registration number M52-11 belonging to the 11 squadron at a ceremony on the opening day of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) 2019 event. The overhaul marks a major milestone for Aerospace Technology System...

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Embraer’s new E190-E2 to make the first appearance at LIMA`19

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Embraer’s E190-E2 commercial jet will be making its first appearance at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). This is the first time the E190-E2 with its full cabin configuration will be on display at an airshow in Asia. Sporting a shark livery to represent the aircraft’s ‘profit hunter’ stat...

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Australia signs new Attack class submarine design contract

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Momentum continues to build on Australia's Attack class program with the Submarine Design Contract now also signed. It comes less than a month after the Strategic Partnering Agreement was signed, and just days after the signing of the Framework Agreement between Naval Group Australia and ASC. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne...

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Singapore discloses further details of Invincible-class submarines

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Key Points Singapore has given further details on the capabilities of its new Type 218SG submarines The vessels will be equipped with indigenously developed data analytics as well as sense-making systems Singapore's Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has disclosed further details of its new Type 218SG air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equ...

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Singapore Chooses F-35 as next fighter

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Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced that The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) have completed their technical evaluation to identify the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) as the most suitable replacement for its F-16 fleet. The RSAF’s F-16 fleet which entered ...

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Indonesian Air Force orders eight additional H225Ms

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The Indonesian Air Force has ordered eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and rescue-capable fleet. Under the agreement between the Indonesian Ministry of Defence and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) (PTDI), the 11-ton combat-proven helicopters...

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Successfully Integration of counter UAS sensors in Light Armoured Vehicle

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MyDefence Communication announces the successful integration of Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology in vehicle platforms for military forces. The integration of the drone sensors allows military operators to effectively detect and defeat enemy drones used for reconnaissance or as weapon delivery systems. MyDefence has developed advan...

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Future acquisition prioritisations for Malaysian forces

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The Malaysian Government continues to have ambitious plans for all branches of its armed forces, but more focus needs to be applied to budgetary commitment and acquisition prioritisation. With a general election to be held in 2018, it was expected that the defence budget for that year, announced at the end of October 2017, would not be geared to...

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Royal Thai Air Force expands fleet with additional H225M order

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Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of four H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), as part of the fleet strengthening programme. This follow-on order will bring the RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 units by 2021. Specially equipped with emergency flotation gear, ...

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Singapore receives first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT)

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Airbus has delivered the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT). The aircraft made its first official public appearance on Saturday 1st September 2018 at the RSAF’s 50th anniversary parade. The new-generation A330 MRTT extends the endurance of the RSAF’s fighter aircraft, and ens...

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