Defence Contract

Tender for Marine Interceptors Closed

SHAH ALAM: The tender for the Marine police interceptors closed on September 28 and 11 bidders have qualified for the initial review. As reported previously, the Home Ministry issued a tender for the supply of five fast patrol craft (FPC) for the Marine police. The tender was published on August […]

Airshow

FIC Batch 2 at LIMA 2023

LANGKAWI: Gading Marine Sdn Bhd is o two of its G2000 Mark II 18 metre FIC at LIMA 2023. One of boats is displayed at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC), where the aerospace segment is held while the other at the Resorts World Langkawi the venue of the maritime […]

Defence Contract

New Boat For RMN

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the RMN has gotten a new boat, courtesy of the MMEA. RMN chief engineer Rear Admiral Mohd Shaiful Adli Chung on January 19 2023 wrote a post on the service Facebook page on the transfer, though he did not identify the boat nor its purpose. […]

Malaysian Defence

New FICs On Track

SHAH ALAM: New FICs on track. It appears that the new batch of Fast Interceptor Craft (FIC) from Gading Marine Industry (M) Sdn Bhd is on track. Thirteen FICs are being procured from Gading Marine, with four of them scheduled to be delivered next with the rest to be delivered […]

Malaysian Defence

DSA 2022 Gading Marine FIC Batch 2

SHAH ALAM: Gading Marine it appears is the builder of the 13 Fast Interceptor Craft or Fast Combat Boat (FIC/FCB) announced by the RMN earlier this year. A model of the FIC Batch 2 is displayed at the RMN booth at DSA 2022 with the designation of FIC G2000. It […]

Defence Contract

More Stuff Courtesy of Op Benteng

SHAH ALAM: More stuff courtesy of Op Benteng. Op Benteng, the integrated operations against illegal immigrants, transnational crimes and smuggling launched in June, last year, has been a boon to the armed forces and the other government agencies involved in it. The Army for example has got scramblers, one tonners […]

Malaysian Defence

Op Benteng FICs Delivered

SHAH ALAM: OP Benteng FICs delivered. The six Fast Interceptor Craft (FIC) ordered from Gading Marine Sdn Bhd has been fully delivered to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN). Defence Minister DS Ismail Sabri was on hand at the Lumut naval base for the official handover ceremony held on April 26. […]

Malaysian Defence

Fast Combat Boats or FICs?

SHAH ALAM: In his new year message to the service, RMN chief Admiral Reza Sany said that in 2020 the navy took delivery of 11 rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIB), one multi-purpose boat (MPB) and six Fast Combat Boats (FCB) for Op Benteng operations. We know the RHIBs were delivered […]

RMN

Six FICs For Ops Benteng

SHAH ALAM: Six FICs for Ops Benteng. The Defence Ministry has issued a Request For Bids for the procurement of six Fast Interceptor Craft (FIC) for the RMN for Ops Benteng use. The tender came shortly after another RFB for the wet lease of two helicopters also for the same […]