Malaysian Defence

Lunas on Socials

SHAH ALAM: IT appears ever since it became a fully owned government company, Lumut Naval Shipyard or Lunas has realized it needs to be more transparent of its activities. It is now active on various social media platforms from X to Facebook. The latest Lunas social media posting was the […]

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Walk Like An Emirati Part 3

SHAH ALAM: United Arab Emirates has taken delivery of its second Gowind corvette Al Emarat on June 27 at Lorient, France. She is the second Gowind corvette ordered from Naval Group in 2019. She was built in Lorient and launched in May 2022. Her sea trials started in October 2023 […]

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Formal Hand Over of the MSA

SHAH ALAM: The United States today formally handed over the three CN-235 transporters which had been converted to maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA). US Ambassador to Malaysia Edgard D. Kagan was present at the ceremony at the Subang airbase here, together with RMAF chief General Asghar Khan. The release from the […]

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New Picture of PCU Maharaja Lela

SHAH ALAM: Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) has issued an infographic on PCU Maharaja Lela on the company’s social media accounts, about two weeks after she was launched. The infographic showed in detail the top side of Maharaja Lela, which was not available since the launch. The infographic was posted on […]


Former HMAS Anzac Not Suitable for RMN

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has found that the former HMAS Anzac of the Royal Australian Navy is not suitable for RMN even as an interim vessel. Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin told Parliament today that they were looking at retired or soon to be retired naval vessels to serve […]