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Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Two retired RMAF officers cleared of bribery charges

Sessions Court judge says prosecution failed to establish a prima facie case against Lt-Col (Rtd) Kamal Baharin Nali, 50, and Capt (Rtd) Fadzil Noor Alias, 40.

Malaysia to buy used Kuwaiti fighter jets to expand fleet

It's a stop-gap measure while waiting for a new multirole combat aircraft purchasing programme to take off, says RMAF chief.

5 countries vying for RM36 billion RMAF deal, says report

'Politics may be deciding factor' in choice of light combat aircraft from South Korea, India, Russia, Pakistan and Italy on offer.

Terengganu is Sukma champion

This is the fifth overall Sukma title won by the state.

No problem with our Sukhois if Malaysia follows maintenance schedule, says...

The Russian government denies that the maintenance of Sukhoi jets is bogged down by bureaucracy and opaque procedures, saying the problem lies in the failure to adequately fund the fleet's upkeep.

The real problem with the Sukhois: The Russians

The Russian way of doing business poses a maintenance headache for the Royal Malaysian Air Force, says an industry insider.

Veteran: Improper to reveal that only 4 fighter jets can fly

Patriot president Arshad Raji says the defence minister shouldn't reveal the Royal Malaysian Air Force's level of preparedness.

Lawyer lodges MACC report on Mat Sabu ‘misusing’ military plane

Abu Backer Sidek Mohamad Zan claims a military flight to ferry the defence minister to the RMAF base in Butterworth near his hometown was unnecessary and extravagant as it cost RM199,125.

Inexcusable not to prepare for urban warfare, expert tells RMAF

US-based National War College professor Zachary Abuza says Asean militaries need to train for a range of contingencies, including urban warfare.

RMAF jet makes emergency landing at Kuching airport

Air force describes the incident as a ‘precautionary landing’.

Court: MAB, RMAF not liable for missing MH370 plane

Following today's Federal Court ruling, 5 dependents who lost 3 family members only have cause of action against MAS, DCA and the government.

RMAF receives RM6m mobile electronic warfare simulator prototype

The system, developed locally, is the first of its kind in Malaysia.

RMAF to train in urban warfare as terror threat grows in...

Urban warfare like the siege on Marawi in southern Philippines is something new for the Royal Malaysian Air Force, says Gen Affendi Buang.

RMAF aircraft on standby to deliver relief aid to Rohingya

The Royal Malaysian Air Force has put the Charlie C130 and A400M on standby to transport humanitarian relief supplies to the refugees in Bangladesh.

Irwan: 6 companies have shown interest in Bandar Malaysia

Treasury secretary-general Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah says the companies were taken for a site visit and are expected to submit their proposals by end-August.

Good to shelve new fighter jets purchase, says analyst

Defence and strategy analyst Lam Choong Wah says country should focus on more immediate security concerns such as militancy, terrorism, piracy and smuggling activities.

Yazmi concerned about RMAF’s ageing fleet, says brother of dead pilot

He says the government must look into the matter as it concerns lives and the sovereignty of the country.

2 men waved at me, then ‘a loud thud’, says villager...

Siti Zamilah Mohd Hussin says she saw the 108 Hawk fighter jet pilots parachuting down and waved at them as she thought they were undergoing a training exercise.

Hisham orders detailed probe into Hawk 108 crash

Defence minister also expresses his condolences to the families of the two pilots killed in the crash.

Bodies of RMAF pilots found, jet missing

Bodies were found with their parachute bags intact in a swamp area in Chukai, Terengganu according to RMAF chief General Affendi Buang.

RMAF jet missing, search and rescue launched

Hawk Mk 108 aircraft loses contact with base 30 minutes after taking off from the Kuantan air base at 11am, says RMAF.

The sky’s the limit for female RMAF pilots

The Air Force's female pilots show courage and competence in becoming 'one of the boys' and being on par with them.

RMAF personnel plead not guilty to accepting RM600,000 bribe

They allegedly accepted the amount as an inducement to help facilitate payments due to ARG Tech Sdn Bhd owner Ab Rahim Ghalim for invoices involving contract work.

Japan to give P-3C Orion plane for free? Viral reports false

RMAF chief says reports on local and foreign media portals are untrue as no such offer has been made.