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Its AW189s for MMEA

SHAH ALAM: The Home Ministry issued the letter of acceptance for four Leonardo AW189 super medium helicopters to Galaxy Aerospace (M) Sdn Bhd today. The issuance of the LOA was conducted by Home Ministry secretary-general Ruji Ubi, the Home Ministry said in a release. Malaysian Defence has posted on the […]

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OPV1 at Hydrographic Centre

SHAH ALAM: MMEA’s first locally built OPV – OPV1/KM Tun Fatimah – is now berthed at the RMN National Hydrographic Centre jetty in Pulau Indah, Port Klang. The move to the RMN’s jetty was two days after her official delivery ceremony. Her move to the jetty indicated that she is […]

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MMEA Takes Delivery of OPV1

SHAH ALAM: The MMEA has taken delivery of its locally built ship, OPV1 last night. Home Ministry Secretary-general Datuk Ruji Ubi officiated the ceremony at the TH Heavy Engineering (THHE) Fabricators jetty at Pulau Indah, Port Klang on December 2. The delivery of OPV1/KM Tun Fatimah was 16 months late […]

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Good To Go, KM Tun Fatimah?

SHAH ALAM: Although her official handing over ceremonies were delayed twice – and many false starts – it appears MMEA first locally built OPV – KM Tun Fatimah/OPV1 – is already in its books. Malaysian Defence was told that the ship has been handed over to MMEA even without the […]

Malaysian Defence

Japan Fast Interceptor Boats

SHAH ALAM: Foreign Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan on December 18 that the Japan’s Official Security Assistance (OSA) grant aid announced two days earlier are drones and fast interceptor boats. The aid will be used for surveillance and monitoring of its maritime borders off Sabah’s east coast, an area under the […]

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Japan To Provide Rescue Boats To Malaysia

SHAH ALAM: Japan is to provide rescue boats to Malaysia, Kyodo News reported today. It said that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed Saturday with his Malaysian counterpart Anwar Ibrahim to supply rescue boats to the Southeast Asian nation’s military, with China’s growing maritime assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific in focus. […]

MMEA

The Grinch Strikes Again

SHAH ALAM: MMEA was all set to take delivery of its first locally built OPV – PCU Tun Fatimah – at the THHE Fabricators Sdn Bhd at Pulau Indah, Port Klang today (December 14, 2023), but the ceremony was cancelled at the last minute. The media including Malaysian Defence received […]

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More Sensors for Tun Fatimah

SHAH ALAM: Even though she was not handed over to the APMM on November 27, PCU Tun Fatimah took part in some portions of the current Eksesais Maritim Perkasa Barat. According to APMM release (below) Tun Fatimah will take part for four days in the exercise, from November 28 to […]