DRB-HICOM Defence Technologies Sdn. Bhd. (DEFTECH) is a premier defence company that sets the standards in designing, developing, manufacturing and supplying armoured and logistics vehicles to the military, homeland security, hospital and even transportation use. DEFTECH is known for excellent land systems maintenance, its overhauling capabilities, and recently extended its range into the domains of aerospace, composite structures, unmanned systems and system integration.

Its long-term strategy is to develop an indigenous land combat system as well as an airborne surveillance, control and combat system through strategic collaborations with various stakeholders. In doing so, DEFTECH aims to become Malaysia’s best and most comprehensive defence contractor.

Its long-term strategy is to develop an indigenous land combat system as well as an airborne surveillance, control and combat system through strategic collaborations with various stakeholders. In doing so, DEFTECH aims to become Malaysia’s best and most comprehensive defence contractor.

In a recent show of commercial success in service of the nation, DEFTECH delivered a total of 72 units of AV8s to our defence forces up until 15 May 2017. In addition, DEFTECH also delivered an additional 5 units ahead of schedule in February 2015. The AV8s were subsequently deployed in Lahad Datu, and proved to exceed operational expectations.

CTRM Aviation, a subsidiary of DEFTECH, has established itself as a Center of Excellence for composite aerostructures, supplying to top global aerospace companies and aircraft manufacturers. With five other subsidiary companies under its wing, CTRM’s expertise spans the commercial and military aerospace-and-non-aerospace, general aviation and defence industries.