Defence Contract

Fassmer OPV for RSN

SHAH ALAM: Singapore Defence Ministry on November 20 announced it has signed a contract with German shipbuilder, Fassmer to acquire four OPVs to replace the existing Sentinel-class maritime security vessels. It said the ships are based on a proven OPV design by the German Federal police. The German Federal Police […]

Kementerian Dalam Negeri

Another RFB for MMEA Mothership?

SHAH ALAM: Back in June, Malaysian Defence reported about the cancelled tender for the MMEA multi-purpose mission ship (MPMS) and the fact that the design was supposed to be from Fassmer. It will be the second ship design for MMEA if it is selected. The second one after the NGPC. […]

Defence Contract

Another Fassmer Design for MMEA?

SHAH ALAM: The main picture of this post is the CGI of the Fassmer Defence 90 metre multi-purpose ship. The ship according to German-headquartered Fassmer is: A new breed of ships, Fassmer MPVs (Multipurpose Patrol Vessels) are oriented to meet Combat Support duties, while remaining at a reasonable size for […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

A German OPV for MMEA?

SHAH ALAM: TWO German-designs are said to be in the running for the project to replace the two 30-year-old Langkawi-class OPVs operated by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Funding for the new OPVs was announced in the 2016 budget. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when tabling the […]


LIMA 2015 Day 3: Contracts Confusion

LANGKAWI: Day 3 of LIMA 2015 kicked off with the contract signing ceremony, the true highlight of any airshow. As duly reported previously by Malaysian Defence, the deal for the MMEA’s New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) was one of the highlights of a rather sombre ceremony. “Please take note that […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Fassmer 43 Metre Design for NGPC

SHAH ALAM: Industry sources has told Malaysian Defence that a 43 metre design from Fassmer has been selected for the MMEA’s New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) project. The same design, albeit at 40 metres, are used for the Diana class patrol boats of the Royal Danish Navy and CPC-40 patrol […]