RMN

New Operational Camo For RMN

SHAH ALAM: RMN has introduced a new operational uniform for the service replacing the light blue digital camo introduced in 2016. The new operational uniform is also digital but sported a darker grey camo. The colour of the new digital camo/operational uniform is like the ones currently used by Royal […]

RMN

DSA2024: RMN New 15-to-5, Not…

SHAH ALAM: In his speech for the RMN 90th anniversary, RMN chief Admiral Rahman Ayob said the new 15-to-5 plan is expected to be unveiled at DSA 2024. However, I have been told that the launch has been postponed. Why? According to the people who spoke to Malaysian Defence the […]

RMN

Two RMN Helicopters Crashed, Updated.

SHAH ALAM: Two RMN helicopters – a Fennec and an AW139 – crashed following a mid-air collision during a training flight at the Lumut airbase this morning. Pictures of the crash helicopter revealed that the two helicopters are M502-06 (Eurocopter Fennec) and M503-3, the Leonardo AW139, with the RMN designation […]

RMN

New Deputy RMN Chief

SHAH ALAM: The country’s first submarine commander, Vice Admiral Zulhelmy Ithnain has been appointed as the deputy RMN Chief effective today. Zulhelmy, 55, the President of the National Defence College (Puspahanas) in Putrajaya, replaced Vice Admiral Sabri Zali. Sabri, 56, who was appointed as the deputy RMN chief on January […]

RMN

Kota Kinabalu Open Ship Days

SHAH ALAM: As with the Sandakan naval base, Kota Kinabalu naval base is holding open ship days programme during this weekend (April 29 and 30). The announcement of the open ship programme for Kota Kinabalu base was made by the Eastern Fleet Command on its social media accounts, yesterday (April […]

RMN

Down to Four

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the RMN Super Lynx fleet is down to four helicopters only. They are being used for operational and training duties. The other two are being kept in long term storage due to lack of maintenance funds, it was reported by Utusan Malaysia for the service’s […]

RMN

Second MOH in Peninsula

SHAH ALAM: The third AW139 Maritime Operations Helicopter (MOH) – tail number M503-3 – has undertaken the 2500km journey from Kota Kinabalu to Lumut, in time for the RMN’s 89th anniversary parade held at the Lumut naval base today. Tail number 1 flew to Lumut last January. Both helicopters were […]

RMN

Open Ship Days Next Week

SHAH ALAM: RMN will hold an open ship programme at six locations across the peninsula as part of its 89th anniversary celebrations, next week. Various RMN ships will be opened to the public on the two days, namely, April 27 and 28. Entrance is free though only Malaysians will be […]

budget

2022 Supplementary Budget Approved

SHAH ALAM: The Dewan Rakyat on March 30 approved the RM60.5 billion supplementary allocation for the 2022 budget. It is the highest supplementary budget in history. For more information, go here. From the supplementary allocation, the Defence Ministry got RM303.7 million. This means that the 2022 defence budget is RM16.4 […]

Defence Contract

Acoustic Hailing Devices For CB90s

SHAH ALAM: Markas Wilayah Laut 2 (Mawilla 2) based in Sandakan, Sabah has issued three separate quotation notices for the purchase of six acoustic hailing devices for six CB90s fast combat boats, under its command. The three seven-day notices for two acoustic hailing devices each, published on April 1, were […]