Malaysia- MMEA

Ready For Launch

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the MMEA first OPV – pennant number 8305 – is ready for launch. Actually I was told that the ship – built by THHE-Destini JV – was supposed to be launch by the last week of November. But I guess that the PM had other […]


Run For Your Lives

SHAH ALAM: Run for your lives. Its appears that there was possible irregularities had occurred in Boustead Naval Shipyard as it manages the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) project. The possible irregularities – likely graft – was uncovered by a forensic audit conducted by Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Bhd (BHIC), the […]

South China Sea

Keris Mixing It Up In The SCS

SHAH ALAM: KD Keris in SCS. It appears that KD Keris is no longer involved in Ops Benteng Laut Timur. The China made Littoral Mission Ship has been found operating in the South China Sea, tracking a China Coast Guard ship nonetheless. Apart from Keris, another RMN ship, auxiliary Bunga […]


More Funds For STRIDE In RMK12

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has proposed more funds for the Science & Technology Research Institute For Defence (STRIDE) for the next Malaysian Plan, RMK12 which starts next year. Defence Minister DS Ismail Sabri said STRIDE had received RM96.18 million in RMK11 for research and development work for the defence […]


KD Keris Operational Mission

SHAH ALAM: KD Keris has undertaken its first publicly reported operational mission. The ship was involved in Op Benteng – patrolling some 10.6 nautical mile off Pulau Mantanani, off Kota Belud, Sabah, when it spotted a fishing vessel on Nov. 11, Borneo Post TV reported today. It said Keris, ordered […]

Op Benteng

See You Soon

SHAH ALAM: See you soon. Since May this year as part of the government response to the pandemic, the National Task Force (NTF) was set up to coordinate operations dubbed Op Benteng to protect the nation’s border from intrusions from human smugglers to drug traffickers. All of the security agencies […]


RMAF Air To Air Missile Firings

SHAH ALAM: RMAF has published videos of its fighter aircraft firing air to air missiles, most likely for the first time. The videos published on its social media pages within the last two days, showed the Sukhoi Su-30MKM Flanker, Bae Systems Hawk Mk108s and the Boeing F/A-18D Hornet firing missiles […]


Armoured Vehicles For PDRM

SHAH ALAM: The PDRM has requested to the Home Ministry for the purchase of 18 armoured vehicles for its units operating in ESSCOM, the IGP was reported as saying. IGP Hamid Bador told the Kosmo newspaper that the application has been approved and the ministry was in the process of […]

Defence Contract

Show Me The Money

SHAH ALAM: Show me the money. Defence Minister DS Ismail Sabri visited the Lumut naval base on Nov.15 where he spend some time being briefed on the RMN activities there apart from visiting the various navy units headquartered there. He also visited the Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd, located adjacent […]