Month April 2021

LCS fiasco at critical crossroads

The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program is now at a difficult crossroad. The program was slated to see its first delivery in April of 2019, with the remaining ships being delivered every six months after that. It is now March 2021, nearly two years since…

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Rethinking Malaysia’s National Defence Industry

Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri recently outlined his vision of Malaysia’s defence industry as being a producer of military assets. He lists some successes so far: in producing small arms ammunition and heavy ordnance, armored vehicles, and building ships. His vision is a noble one, but it…

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