The Malaysian press reports that six bidders have responded to the royal Malaysian air forces, like combat aircraft tender. The tender was issued shortly after the Chinese PLA air force’s incursions into Malaysian airspace. Earlier this year, the Malaysian government recently confirmed the six participants in the tender and the requirements the contenders have to meet described in the royal Malaysian air force capability, development, 2055 or cap 55. The tender was issued to replace the HAWK 108 and HAWK 208 fighter jets. The six companies that are in the race for the light fighter jet contract are India’s hull with Tejas Malaysia’s aerospace technology systems, with the MIG-35, china’s china, national aero technology import and export corporation with the l-15 Korea aerospace industries with the FA-50 Italy’s Leonardo, with the M346 and turkey’s tail with the herjet, the JF-17 of China and Pakistan, the Russian YAK 130 and the American t7a, which were earlier speculated to be in the fray, are no longer in the competition.
According to reports, two key competitors – Turkish herjet and Tejas of India – appear to be in a close race to win the contract requirements of the Malaysian government. According to reports, one of the requirements of the Malaysian government is about 30 of the production has to be located in Malaysia by collaborating with local companies on either manufacturing or assembly. This could be a major issue for foreign manufacturers, who may be concerned about the sensitivity of sharing military, and technical expertise in defense-related enterprises due to their collaboration with other partners, and only three out of the six companies have agreed to comply with the Malaysian government’s mandated requirement To source or procure at least 30 of products or services from Malaysian companies, the requirement, however, will encourage Turkish and Indian companies to establish relationships with Malaysia’s aviation industry in the hope of gaining a favorable position with the government. Both turkey and India have been working hard to strengthen ties with Malaysia in order for their respective bids for LCA fighters to be chosen over the other. The third one is Russia’s rossoboronic sport.
The company has offered its make 35 to the royal Malaysian air force, which has partnered with aerospace technology systems. Corporation aerospace, technology systems. The corporation is a Malaysian aerospace company that provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services aerospace technology systems corporation was formed as a result of a memorandum of understanding between the government of Malaysia, the Russian state corporation, Rosso, boron export and Moscow aircraft production organization, aerospace technology systems corporation, Is a subsidiary of national aerospace and defense industries, which holds 70 percent of the shares. In comparison, its two Russian partners hold five percent and five percent of the shares, respectively, Turkish aerospace industries have offered its yet-to-be-built. Her jet single-engine tandem seat with modern avionics and high-performance features, the aircraft’s first flight is forecast for the last quarter of 2022. On the other hand, Hindustan aeronautical limited, which has offered its Tejas mk1a jet, has partnered with balstead heavy industries corporation, which is a Malaysian industrial group specializing in naval and commercial shipbuilding, as well as ship-related services at the Dubai air show, hall performed an aerobatic display, Specifically for the Malaysian audience, the company’s managing director armada van stated that he is ready to adapt the jet to meet Malaysian standards pointing out flaws in competing aircraft.
Hull will also offer the full range of depot-level maintenance covering reliability, availability, maintainability, and supportability. India was also eager to restate its intention to establish a slew of logistic spaces in the region this time to support the Tejas deployment. So far, three countries have expressed interest in the hall Tejas, Malaysia, Argentina, and Egypt. If hall wins the bid, the royal Malaysian air force could be the first foreign buyer of tedges, which requires 18 planes to be delivered with an option to sell another 18 later.
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