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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MRCA - Do We Still Need Them?

LIMA 2017 came and go, and still no MRCA being signed. The official visit by French President Fran├žois Hollande to Malaysia was expected by many as culmination of years of effort to get Malaysia to procure D'assault Aviation Rafale soon dissipated when Prime Minister DS Najib Tun Razak mentioned that we will not be buying the Rafale, yet.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Fraud, Scam and Trickery

To remember that I once was a young innocent impressionable young man. I guess the line of work I choose to take had matured me when handling people. After all, you can't be easily cheated to again when you learnt the lesson of trusting someone for 15 years, at least.

In my line of work, at times I have to handle much of these frauds, scams and trickery. No, I won't be divulging what is my day work though I suspect some of you do know.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Cutting Defence Budget Leads To Existential Threat

Firstly, allow me to thank Bro Muhaimin Ahmad for sharing this photo. I missed it out because it was published in The Star. I seldom buy the Star although they are more readily to publish my letters.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Scorpene - Again and Again and Again - Like a Broken Record Player

Persistency is good. But when you're persistent on things that had been proven wrong, that makes you an idiot.

And that is what I'm calling opposition party supporters who keep on highlighting the mantra that our submarines can't dive.

RMN Scorpene submarines

Since the inception of our submarine units using French - Spanish consortium of DCNS - Navantia, the opposition keeps on harping that the purchase was useless and waste of money, especially because the submarines do not dive and it is second hand.