Defence Contract

New FCR For KD Jebat

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has issued a request for bids to supply, delivery, integration and commissioned of a new fire control radar optical (FCRO) for KD Jebat (pennant number 29). The advertisement for the item was published on December 26 2023, and closes on February 8, 2024. There are […]

Malaysian Defence

Bulldog Gift For Tok Mat

SHAH ALAM: Foreign Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan was the guest of honour when KD Lekiu -pennant number 30 – fired two MBDA Exocet Block 2 missiles, north of Malacca Straits on December 14. The missile firings were the culmination of RMN Eks Taming Sari 22/2023. It is likely Mohamad was […]

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

Ammo For Keris Class, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Ammo for Keris class, Part 2. Last July, I wrote about a MTO tender for shipping the ammo for the Keris class ships from Europe. I am happy to report that the tender was won by MultiModal Freight Sdn Bhd with a contract price of some RM496,000. After […]

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, […]

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 […]