Hishammuddin says govt plans to replace Hawk jets

Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says the RMAF’s Hawk jet trainer fleet is due for replacement as part of ongoing defence policy and procurement plans. – Malaysian Military Power blogspot pic, November 25, 2021.

THE government is planning the replacement of Hawk 108 and Hawk 208 fighter jets as outlined in the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) capability development 2055 or CAP55 policy document, said Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein during Question Time in Parliament today.

He said the government had also started the replacement process by approving the new acquisition of fighter lead-in trainer/light combat aircraft (FLIT/LCA).

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