Defence Contract

Delivery Dates for MMEA Extended to 2022

SHAH ALAM: Delivery dates for MMEA OPV extended to 2022. Destini Bhd today announced that the government had agreed to extend the delivery dates of the three OPVs being built by the THHE/Destini joint venture. This means that the first OPV – Tun Fatimah- will only need to be delivered […]

Defence Contract

Sarawak MMEA To Get OPV This June

SHAH ALAM: Sarawak MMEA to get OPV this June. Sarawak MMEA is expected to receive its first Offshore Patrol Vessel this June. Its director First Admiral (M) Zin Azman Mohd Yunus said the OPV was supposed to be delivered earlier but it was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. He […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Coming Soon OPV

SHAH ALAM: Coming Soon OPV. It appears that MMEA first of class OPV – PCU Tun Fatimah – will not be launch this year. It is likely the OPV -pennant number 8305 – will be launch within the first quarter of 2021 instead. Malaysian Defence has reported that the Home […]

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 […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Eight FICs for the MMEA

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today took delivery of seven fast interceptor craft (FIC) ordered for the on-going Op Benteng. Another one will be delivered this October. The FICs – costing RM6.3 million – will be primarily used in MMEA operations in the Strait of Malacca. The […]

Malaysia- MMEA

All Is Well, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: All is Well. In a recent media interview, the MMEA DG stated that it will received its first OPV later this year. What was not said however that the project was delayed as the government (previous one) had delayed the progress payment for the three ships built by […]

MMEA OPV
Malaysia- MMEA

Names For MMEA OPVs

SHAH ALAM: Names for MMEA OPVs. The MMEA, it appears has decided that the three OPVs being built by THHE-Destini JV will be named after state royal towns. The first of class MMEA 1800 OPV will be named KM Kota Bharu, the second KM Kuala Kangsar and the third KM […]

Defence Contract

Have HK Will Travel

SHAH ALAM: Have HK will travel. It appears that the MMEA Special Tasks and Rescue (STAR) team has finally gotten their Heckler & Koch HK416 A5 assault rifles it had sought since 2014. An unknown number of the AR were delivered recently together with the HK SFP9 semi-automatic pistols, the […]