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LMS and LCS Updates

LANGKAWI: LMS, LCS Update. Work on the first LMS is expected to start in May. The work is to be undertaken by …

Keel Laying Ceremony for Second LCS

SHAH ALAM: Keel Laying Ceremony for Second LCS. Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Seri Johari Baharum officiated the keel laying for the second …

MRSS On The Horizon, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Days after MRSS on The Horizon posting, I received three comments asking me to check out a report by Jakarta …

MRSS On The Horizon?

SHAH ALAM: MRSS on the horizon? At the Indodefence Show last November, Boustead Naval Shipyard signed a MOU with Indonesian-state owned firm, …

More on the LMS, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: More on the LMS, Part 2. It appears that the negotiations for the LMS is going well and its expected …

KD Mutiara on a Short Leash

SHAH ALAM: KD Mutiara, the first locally built hydrographic ship commissioned into the Royal Malaysian Navy, may well be the first vessel …

ESSCOM Needs More Assets

SHAH ALAM: ESSCOM needs more assets. The RMN needs three more sea bases to secure the ESSCOM area-of-operations. The service currently operates …

More on the LMS

SHAH ALAM: More on the LMS. IT appears that Boustead Naval Shipyard will not be just the builder of the RMN’s Littoral …

Joy To The World

SHAH ALAM: Joy to the world! As the Bangladesh Navy had named its first China-made Large Patrol Craft as BNS Durjoy, I …

Training Ships Delayed Again

SHAH ALAM: Training Ships delayed again. The never ending saga of the two RMN training ships, PCU Gagah Samudera and Teguh Samudera, …