White Elephant Submarine?

We have not reached to this stage yet…but it does not mean we can start to celebrate

(The strategic role of a submarine to the nation’s maritime defence cannot be ignored but what makes it stink is the way these submarines were purchased and maintained. Image source: http://www.marinebuzz.com)

I love submarines – seen Wolfgang Petersen’s excellent Das Boot several times (wished to be an U-Boat captain) and I even wrote a short novel on submarine for my NaNoWriMo project.… [Click to read the rest] “White Elephant Submarine?”

Fishy APC Deal?

(Polish’s Rosomak in action but is Malaysia getting the same at the right price? Image source: Wikipedia)

It looks like there is going to be another boo-boo in the national defence purchase (after the earlier over-priced helicopters and commission for submarine scandal)?

The Sun reports:-

“We would like to state upfront that we are disgusted by the transaction.

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