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IPMS on LCS All Good

SHAH ALAM: Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) on May 17 held a signing ceremony with L3HARRIS MAPPS Sdn Bhd of the Critical Design Review of the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for the LCS project. The signing ceremony, according to Lunas, marks a pivotal step forward in ensuring the efficiency and […]

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Mast on the Maharaja Lela

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) has installed parts of the ship sensor module – likely the radome which contained the main radar sensor – on the Maharaja Lela, the first LCS. This is a break from the method adopted by Naval Group for the Gowinds, […]

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First Ada-class Ship in Town

SHAH ALAM: TCG Kinaliada – the fourth ship of the Ada class – has berthed at the Port Klang Cruise Terminal in Pulau Indah, Port Klang today – for its three-day visit to Malaysia. She is the first Ada-class ship to be in Malaysia with the RMN version expected returned […]

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Type 23s for the RMN?

SHAH ALAM: UK has offered Malaysia a pair of Type 23 frigates to serve as gap-fillers for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) as the service waits for the LCS and LMS Batch 2. The first LCS and LMS Batch 2 are only expected to be commissioned into the RMN in […]

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RMN New 15-to-5 Plan

SHAH ALAM: The re-alignment of the RMN 15-to-5 plan means the service will have two more classes of ships, which had not been mentioned in the old one. The two classes are designated as the support group – four mine-hunters and two hydrographic ships. It must be noted under the […]

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An Ada Class Coming to Town

SHAH ALAM: TCG Kinaliada – the fourth ship of the Ada class – will be visiting Malaysia in mid-May as part of a five month deployment to Japan and neighbouring countries. The ship according to Defense News left Turkiye on April 8. The publication stated: The navy deployed its Ada-class […]

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First LCS Down Slip Delayed?

SHAH ALAM: In his testimony to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in January this year, Defence Ministry secretary-general DS Isham Ishak said that the first LCS – PCU Maharaja Lela – is expected to be put into water (down slip) on schedule this May. That said, he said a slight […]

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Its Lunas Langkawi Shipyard Now

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that Boustead Heavy Industry Corporation Bhd (BHIC) has not only sold off Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS) to MOF Incorporated company, Ocean Sunshine Sdn Bhd, it has also divested the Boustead Langkawi Shipyard Sdn Bhd to the same entity. Now Lumut Naval Shipyard or Lunas […]

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LTAT left Leaderless, Updated.

SHAH ALAM: Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) – the Armed Forces Fund Board – is left leaderless after its chairman TS Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed retired yesterday. LTAT issued a statement that he had retired. His retirement came a week after the resignation of the CEO Ahmad Nazim Abd […]