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No. 019/2021 dated 29 November 2021

29 November 2021


019 – 29 November 2021 2021 The authors' views are their own and do not represent the official position of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies of the S. [...] Its establishment is in line with the aspiration of the DWP, which states the need to strengthen the cyber capability of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) and allow them to achieve “information superiority”. [...] It characterises Malaysia as a bridging linchpin in the region, connecting the Pacific and Indian Oceans — a tacit nod to the emergence of the Indo-Pacific strategic construct. [...] To prevent vendor-driven decision-making, the defence capability needs of the MAF must drive the output of the defence industry. [...] Implementation The final chapter of the DWP tackled the issue of good governance and the need for securing stable defence funding.