Defence Contract

Reasons for The Higher LCS Cost

SHAH ALAM: Deputy Defence Minister Adly Zahari told Dewan Rakyat today that the additional time given to Boustead Naval Ship (BNS) to complete the five the LCS was one of the reasons for the increase in cost of the project. He said the additional time given was part of the […]

Defence Contract

LIMA 2023 Contracts, RMN

SHAH ALAM: This is the second story on the contracts, LOI and LOA announced at LIMA 2023 on May 25. Due to time constraints Malaysian Defence was unable to post the whole story on the day itself. Yesterday, the first story on the Army contracts was published. This post will […]

Defence Contract

LCS Now Costs RM11.2 Billion, Updated

LANGKAWI: The cost for the five-ship LCS project has been bumped up for around RM2 billion more. The figure was released by Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Sdn Bhd (BHIC) in a Bursa Malaysia announcement today (May 26). The cost for the five ships is now RM11.2 billion compared to RM9.1 […]

Defence Contract

Its the Ada Class, Sort Off

SHAH ALAM: Back in March, Malaysian Defence reported that the government was mulling to purchase the LMS Batch II from Turkiye. And the main candidate is the Ada-class corvette/light frigate. Now industry sources are saying that it is the Ada-class which has been selected for the LMS Batch II project. […]

RMN

Second MOH in Peninsula

SHAH ALAM: The third AW139 Maritime Operations Helicopter (MOH) – tail number M503-3 – has undertaken the 2500km journey from Kota Kinabalu to Lumut, in time for the RMN’s 89th anniversary parade held at the Lumut naval base today. Tail number 1 flew to Lumut last January. Both helicopters were […]

Defence Contract

More On LCS….The Never-Ending Story

SHAH ALAM: More on the LCS. It has become apparent that the LCS project is the actual never-ending story. Thanks to questions in Dewan Negara or Senate we now know more about the project. Deputy Defence Minister Adly Zahari answering the questions on the floor stated that since the government […]