List of aircraft of the Malaysian Armed Forces
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See also: Royal Malaysian Air Force
|Sukhoi Su-30MKM||Multirole fighter||Su-30MKM||18||18||An advanced version of the Sukhoi Su-30 family and highly specialised version for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.|
|Boeing F/A-18 Hornet||Multirole fighter||F/A-18D||8||8||Upgraded in 2011. Operable at night/in all weather.|
|Mikoyan MiG-29||Air superiority fighter||MiG-29N
|12||Will be retired in 2015. The MRCA replacement program is currently narrowed down to 4 types of aircraft (Eurofighter Typhoon, Dassault Rafale, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and Saab JAS 39 Gripen). Under the program, the RMAF is looking to equip three squadrons with 36 to 40 new fighter aircraft with a budget of RM6 billion to RM8 billion (US$1.84 billion to US$2.46 billion).|
|BAE Hawk||Light multirole fighter||Mk 108
|20||All upgraded in 2010 to enhance their capabilities.
Mk 208 planes are single seat light multirole fighters
Mk 108 planes are advanced weapons trainers with combat capabilities
|Northrop F-5||Light attack, Reconnaissance||F-5 Tiger II
|18||Reactivated in 2003 as Tactical Air Reconnaissance Squadron.
Will be retired by end of 2014 and replaced under the MRCA program.
|Transport Aircraft/Aerial refueling/Patrol|
|Airbus A400M||Long Range military transport||A400M||(4)||(4)||4 on order. Will receive first batch in 2015.|
|Lockheed C-130 Hercules||Military transport, Maritime patrol aircraft, Aerial refuelling||C-130H
|15||10 C-130H,1 C-130MP and 4 KC-130T. C-130MP is a maritime patrol variant and can be reconfigured into tactical airlift. The 4 KC-130T provide aerial refuelling capabilities for the RMAF. All aircraft are to be upgraded.|
|CASA CN-235||Military transport, Maritime patrol aircraft||CN-235-220M-VIP
|8||8||Military transport for army airborne (PAC) and humanitarian uses.|
|Beechcraft Super King Air||Maritime patrol aircraft||B200T||4||4||Equipped with tactical command system, one master search radar and one forward looking infrared system.|
|Cessna 402||Military transport||402B||10||10|
|Boeing Business Jet||VIP Transport||BBJ1(737-700)||1||1||Used for the Prime Minister and/or Deputy Prime Minister.|
|Bombardier Global Express||VIP Transport||BD700||1||1|
|Dassault Falcon 900||VIP Transport||900B||1||1|
|Airbus 319||VIP Transport||A319CJ||1||1|
|Fokker F28 Fellowship||VIP Transport||F28-1000||1||1|
|Aermacchi MB-339||Lead-in fighter, Light fighter||MB-339AM
|18||originally 16 in inventory. 6 lost in accident. Were replaced by 8 new MB-339CM.
|Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer||Training aircraft||PC-7
PC-7 Mk II
|MD3-160 Aerotiga||Training aircraft||Unknown||20||20|
|Aérospatiale Alouette III||Training helicopter||SA-316B
|13||13||Total of 26 received (not including 7× SA-316Bs transferred from Republic of Singapore Air Force in 1978/9), 10 transferred to Malaysian Army Aviation and 20 involved in crash and emergency landing in various incident.|
|Helicopter and Non Fixed wing Aircraft|
|Eurocopter EC 725||Transport helicopter, CSAR||Super Cougar / Caracal||12||12|
|Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King||Transport helicopter, SAR||S61A-4 Nuri||17||17||Multipurpose transport and utility. Built by Agusta under license. Carries troops, supplies, rations & humanitarian aid. To be upgraded with new engine, gearbox and rotor blade. Some units will possibly be handed to Malaysian Army Aviation Will be armed with 12.7mm HMG|
|Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk||VIP Transport
|6||4 S-70A to be transferred to RMAF from the Royal Brunei Air Force. The chopper will be armed with M134D gatling gun.|
|Agusta A109||Utility helicopter||A109C||1||1|
|Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King||VIP Transport||AS-61N1||2||2|
|Mk.1 and Mk.2||unknown||Malaysian made UAV use as coastal surveillance|
|CTRM Eagle ARV||Reconnaissance
Malaysian Army Aviation
See also: Malaysian Army
|Agusta A109||Multi-purpose helicopter||A109LOH||10||Used for observation. A109LOH version armed with 20mm gun and/or rockets for area suppression missions One lost to crash.|
|Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King||Transport helicopter, SAR||S61A-4 Nuri||12||12 transferred from Royal Malaysian Air Force|
See also: Royal Malaysian Navy
|Westland Lynx||Anti-submarine warfare||Super Lynx 300||6||It is equipped with 2 torpedoes or 4 MBDA Sea Skua anti-ship missile and also use as OTHT.|
|Eurocopter Fennec||Surface surveillance||AS 555SN||6||Combat capable|
|Bell 47||Bell 47G||Light observation helicopter|
|Canadair CL-41 Tutor||CL-41G Tebuan||Light Strike|
|CAC Sabre||Sabre Mk. 32||Fighter||ex-RAAF aircraft delivered 1969 to 1972|
|De Havilland DHC-4 Caribou||DHC-4A||Medium Transport|
|Douglas A-4 Skyhawk||A-4PTM and TA-4PTM||Strike||United States Navy Surplus. Only 40 out of 80 were delivered.|
|Grumman HU-16 Albatross||HU-16B||Utility|
|Handley Page Dart Herald||Transport|
|Hawker Siddeley HS125||VIP Transport|
|Scottish Aviation Bulldog||Trainer|
|Scottish Aviation Pioneer||Light transport|
|Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer||Light transport|
|Westland Wasp||Anti-submarine helicopter|
|De Havilland Heron||VIP Transport|
|De Havilland Dove||VIP Transport|
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- Defence ministry mulls RM30bil for new fighter jets
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- "Malaysian Defence". Retrieved 21 November 2014.
- Malaysia to receive first A400M in January 2015
- "New RMAF Plane Plays Three Roles". 10 October 2013.
- "No Plan To Dispose Of Nuri Helicopters - Armed Forces Chief". 4 February 2013.
- Marcel Burger (23 January 2015). "Brunei gives four Black Hawks as present to Malaysia". AIRheads. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
- Hands Over The First Malaysian A109LOH. AgustaWestland.
- Trade Registers. Armstrade.sipri.org.
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