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List of aircraft of the Malaysian Armed Forces

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This list identifies the military aircraft which are currently being operated or have formerly been operated by the Malaysian Armed Forces.

Current aircraft

Royal Malaysian Air Force

A Sukhoi Su-30MKM
An Airbus A400M on takeoff
A BAE Hawk 208
A Malaysian CN-235 flies over RIAT 2006
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Combat Aircraft
Sukhoi Su-30 Russia multirole Su-30MKM 18[1]
Mikoyan MiG-29 Russia fighter 13[1]
Boeing F/A-18 Hornet United States multirole F/A-18D 8[1]
BAE Hawk United Kingdom light attack Hawk 208 13[1]
Maritime Patrol
Super King Air United States maritime patrol 200 3[1]
C-130 Hercules United States transport C-130H 1[1]
Tanker
KC-130 Hercules United States aerial refuelling KC-130H 4[1]
Transport
CASA CN-235 Spain utility transport 7[1][2]
Airbus A400M Atlas France / Spain transport A400M 4[1]
C-130 Hercules United States transport C-130H 9[1][3]
Helicopters
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk United States VIP / utility S-70A 4[1]
Sikorsky S-61 United States SAR / utility 24[1]
Eurocopter EC 725 France SAR / utility 12[1]
Trainer Aircraft
Mikoyan MiG-29 Russia fighter 2[1]
BAE Hawk United Kingdom primary trainer Hawk 108 5[1]
Aermacchi MB-339 Italy jet trainer 7[1]
Super King Air United States multi engine trainer 350 2[1]
Pilatus PC-7 Switzerland trainer PC-7 MkII 22[1]
Eurocopter EC120 Colibri France rotorcraft trainer 120 5[1]
UAV
CTRM Aludra Malaysia surveillance MK 1 3[4][5]
Boeing Insitu ScanEagle United States surveillance 2[6]
Eagle ARV System Australia/Malaysia surveillance 1[6] Developed from the Eagle 150 aircraft
Schiebel Camcopter S-100 Austria surveillance 2[7] Transferred from Petronas[8][9][10]

Malaysian Army Aviation

A S-61 transferred from the Air Force
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Helicopters
MD500 Defender United States light attack MD 530G 6 on order[11]
AgustaWestland AW109 Italy armed scout 109LOH 10[11] armed with 20mm guns and rockets[12][13]
SH-3 Sea King United States utility / transport S-61A-4 Nuri 12[11] transferred from Air Force
UAV
CTRM Aludra Malaysia surveillance Aludra Mk 1 unknown [14][15][16]

Royal Malaysian Navy

A Malaysian Super Lynx ASW helicopter
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Helicopters
Westland Lynx United Kingdom ASW / SAR Mk 300 6[11] armed with either the 4 Sea Skua missile or 2 Mark 46 torpedoes
Eurocopter Fennec France surveillance 6[11]
UAV
Scan Eagle United States surveillance 12 on order.[17][18]

Retired aircraft

TA-4PTM Skyhawk in flight
A RF-5E of the Malaysian Air Force
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Combat Aircraft
A-4 Skyhawk United States attack A-4 PTM 37[19] retired from service
Northrop F-5 United States fighter F-5E 14[19] retired from service
CAC Sabre United States / Australia fighter 18[20] retired from service. one is preserved in Perak Museum.
Transport
Cessna 310 United States light utility 3[19] retired from service
Grumman HU-16 Albatross United States SAR / utility 2[19] amphibious aircraft - retired from service
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Canada utility / transport 11[19] retired from service
Helicopters
Bell 47 United States utility / training 47G 5[19] retired from service
Alouette III France liaison SA 319 24[19] retired from service
Westland Wasp United Kingdom ASW / SAR HAS. 1 6[19] flew with the Malaysian Navy - retired from service
Eurocopter AS332 France transport / VIP AS332L 1[19] retired from service
Trainer Aircraft
Bulldog T1 United Kingdom basic trainer 102 11[19] retired from service
Aermacchi MB-339 Italy jet trainer 11[19] retired from service

References

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  3. ^ "Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130s". http://www.c-130.net. Archived from the original on 29 March 2019. Retrieved 7 March 2019. External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ "Malaysian Firm To Produce Male Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Next Year". aviation.bernama.com. 3 December 2009. Archived from the original on 6 March 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 July 2018. Retrieved 26 March 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Continue Funding NCO Programme - Malaysian Defence". Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  10. ^ says, 3 Comments. "LIMA 2015 Day 3: Contracts Confusion - Malaysian Defence". Archived from the original on 10 July 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
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  12. ^ "Arms Transfers". Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Archived from the original on 29 December 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  13. ^ m.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/army-helicopter-crashes-passengers-survive
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 31 May 2019. Retrieved 31 May 2019.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 31 May 2019. Retrieved 31 May 2019.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 June 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2019.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  18. ^ "Museum Ship of the Navy - Malaysian Defence". Archived from the original on 16 December 2018. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "World Air Forces 1990 pg 60". Flightglobal Insight. 1990. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 November 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2019.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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