Defence Contract

PMX Embarrassed At LIMA 2023

SHAH ALAM: Prime Minister DS Anwar Ibrahim on June 17 said he was embarrassed to see RMN ships from the 70 and 80s taking part in LIMA 2023. Anwar was the guest of honour for the fleet review at LIMA 2023 where fourty ships – half of them Malaysian – […]

Malaysian Defence

Exocets Galore

SHAH ALAM: Exocets galore. RMN fired three MBDA Exocet anti-ship missiles off Kuantan today – two MM40 Block IIs and a single SM39 – as part Eksesais Taming Sari 20/21. The two MM40s were fired by frigate, KD Lekiu, and corvette KD Lekir while the SM-39 was fired by submarine, […]

defence Industry

T7 Marine Signed Deal With Japanese Shipyard

SHAH ALAM: T7 Marine Sdn Bhd – the wholly owned subsidiary of listed T7 Global – has signed an MOU with Japanese company, Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co. Ltd (MES) to collaborate in various activities and explore new business opportunities for supply of ships to Vietnam People‚Äôs Navy and Vietnam Coast […]

Malaysia -RMN

CMS Upgrade for Lekiu Class. Updated

LANGKAWI: CMS upgrade for Lekiu class. There will be no contract signing for the upgrade of the Lekiu class frigates CMS on Wednesday, the contracts day at LIMA 19. I have been told the Defence Ministry wants an open competition for the project especially if the CMS is developed locally. […]

Malaysia -RMN

Thales Vigile ESM for Lekiu class

SHAH ALAM: Genting Etika Sdn Bhd has been selected to supply, install, test and commissioned the new Radar Electronic Support Measure (ESM) system for the RMN’s 23rd Frigate Squadron. The ships of the squadron are of course, KD Lekiu (30) and KD Jebat (29). According to industry sources, the new […]

Malaysia -RMN

First KD Jebat XO is Now the RMN Chief

SHAH ALAM: Admiral Ahmad Kamarulzaman Badaruddin has succeeded Admiral Aziz Jaafar as the new chief of the Royal Malaysian Navy today. Kamarulzaman was the XO of KD Jebat after the ship was launched in Scotland in 1995 until its commissioning in 1999. Jebat was also Kamarulzaman’s last sea command before […]