Malaysia discloses line of aircraft shortlisted for maritime patrol requirements


Key Points

  • The Royal Malaysian Air Force has shortlisted four aircraft types for its maritime patrol requirements
  • Service has been allocated funds for up to four airframes to meet its maritime surveillance, and search-and-rescue requirements

The ATR 72MP, one of four options currently being evaluated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force for its maritime patrol aircraft requirement (Leonardo)The ATR 72MP, one of four options currently being evaluated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force for its maritime patrol aircraft requirement (Leonardo)

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has disclosed a line of aircraft types that the country is currently considering for its maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) requirements.

During his presentation at a maritime security conference in Singapore, the RMAF’s Head of Staff for Air Region 1…



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