Malaysian Sukhoi-30MKM fighter jets will soon be armed with Russian missiles, Ria Novosti reported Tuesday.
The missiles will be manufactured by Irkut Corporation. "We are currently providing after-sales service for Su-30MKM, fighters, including the supply of all necessary spare parts and repair services, as well as the supply of aircraft munitions," Vladimir Ereschenko, Rosoboronexport delegation Incharge at the LIMA-2015 exhibition, was quoted as saying during an interview by the news agency.
Malaysia had signed a $900 million contract with Irkut for delivering 18 Su-30MKM in August 2003. All the jets were delivered by 2011.
The Su-30MKM, designed specifically for Malaysia's Royal Air Force, is armed with several air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles with ranges of about 75 miles.
Malaysia is planning to buy two variants of C28A Chinese warships for its navy, a local defense media website quoted industry sources as saying last week. “The deal for the two warships was supposed to be signed during the Prime Ministers visit to China last year during 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries – but was cancelled at the last moment due to various issues, one of them was funding concerns
Rafale is looking at widening areas of collaborations with Malaysian partners during LIMA exhibition 2015. Rafale announced Monday that it is showcasing its two seater and single seater fighter aircraft during the expo
The Malaysian Government wants to procure aerostat systems to enhance maritime security over the contested Sabah territory of the island of Borneo. Malaysian Bintang Kencana signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tcom to provide Malaysian Government with aerostat systems for maritime domain awareness, according to an official statement
Fired missiles can be evaded by hard maneuvers. Infra Red missiles lock on can be defeated if the targeted aircraft fly out of the missile seekers field of view
Selex ES has signed a contract with AIROD SDN BHD for the supply and support of equipment for the Royal Malaysian Navy's Super Lynx MK100 helicopter. YBhg Colonel Dato Mohammed Selamat bin Bakin RMAF (R), CEO of AIROD, signed the contract with Barry Anstey, Regional Director Asia of Selex ES, today at the Finmeccanica stand at DSA 2014, Defence Services Asia exhibition and conference in Kuala Lumpur
Malaysias SU-30MKM fighter jets are now almost certain to get a life extension following the launch of a local enterprise to perform deep maintenance on the Russian-made fighter jets. Consequently, a plan to purchase the Dassault Rafale or the Eurofighter, as part of the Multi-role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) project may be delayed indefinitely as Kaula Lumpur grapples with budget cuts and a deepening palm oil crisis with the European Union
The Royal Malaysian Air Forces Sukhoi fleet has got a new lease of life, for the next 15 years, under RM2.2 billion worth full refurbishment package, according to a report by The New Straits Times
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 Systems Corp (ATSC) a Malaysian-Russian company formed especially for spares and servicing of Russian aircraft such as MiG-29 and Su-30MKI
The implementation of the Service Technical Centre (STC) project worth RM73 million for maintenance of Malaysian Su-30MKM jets is deemed ‘less than satisfactory, according to the latest findings in the Auditor General's Report. The federal audit report released today criticises the Malaysian Defense Ministry for appointing an unqualified and financially unsound contractor that resulted in the biggest setback to the project
Boustead DCNS Naval Corporation announced today that it has signed a contract with Malaysian government to provide through-life support for the two 2000 type Scorpene submarines of the Royal Malaysian Navy, based at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The contract signed at the end of March will remain in force for over two years (on May 31 2017)
Russia has successfully test-fired an RS-26 Rubezh ballistic missile that can penetrate the sophisticated missile defenses. The missiles dummy warhead hit its target at the Sary Shagan range in Kazakhstan just minutes after takeoff from the Kapustin Yar rocket launch and development site in the southern Astrakhan region on March 18, Kommersant newspaper reported Thursday
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