Malaysia's defense needs have long caught the eye of Western arms suppliers. And with general elections due soon, one of the biggest barriers to actual purchases will finally disappear. Plans to buy 18 fighters as well as three airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft are just some of the big-ticket item decisions now on hold as the country sorts out its political future. Although the exact date for elections has yet to be set, there is a mandate that it takes place before the end of ...


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