Malaysian Air Force Sticks By 18-Fighter Requirement

Credit: Rafale: Dassault Aviation
KUALA LUMPUR—The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is sticking by its requirement for 18 new fighters despite a lack of funds, and says it is considering such options as taking delivery of the aircraft first and paying later. The country has yet to fund the Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA)...
Marhalim Abas

Marhalim Abas, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, covers Southeast Asian defense. He has worked as a journalist specializing in Southeast Asia defense and security since 1994, initially with the New Straits Times newspaper.

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