USA Grants UAV to Malaysia

USA Grants UAV to Malaysia 30 March, 2020

As part of the USA's capacity building program in Southeast Asian seas, Malaysia received the first ScanEagle 2 UAVs. As part of the Maritime Security Initiative / MSI program, the U.S. will grant UAVs to Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia. As part of the program launched in 2016, a total of 12 platforms will be given to Malaysia.

The Malaysian Armed Forces (Malaysian Armed Forces / MAF) received six Insitu ScanEagles along with support equipment. The remaining six platforms are expected to arrive in 2022.

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