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 for MiG-29 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 MRCA, the RMAF is looking to equip three squadrons with 36 to 40 new fighter aircraft with an estimated budget of RM6 billion to RM8 billion (US$1.84 billion to US$2.46 billion).|
|BAE Hawk||Light multirole fighter||Mk 108
|19||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.
|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||29||29||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
1 lost to crash 22 December 2013.
|Agusta A109||Utility helicopter||A109C||1||1|
|Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King||VIP Transport||AS-61N1||2||2|
|Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk||VIP Transport||S-70||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.|
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|
- "Sukhoi, Malaysia Sign $100 Mln Deal on Fighters' Maintenance". 28 March 2013.
- "AMR Air Force Directory 2013". Asian Military Review.
- Defence ministry mulls RM30bil for new fighter jets
- "Selex Galileo to protect Malaysia's Hawk fleet". Flightglobal.
- "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.
- Hands Over The First Malaysian A109LOH. AgustaWestland.
- Trade Registers. Armstrade.sipri.org.
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