Defence Contract

More Details on LMS Batch 2

SHAH ALAM: STM Defence of Turkiye has released technical specifications of the LMS Batch 2 of which three will be built in that country. The Defence Ministry issued the LOA for the three ships to the state-owned company, in Ankara, Turkiye on June 10. The release from STM: STM LMS […]

Defence Contract

LOA For LMS Batch 2 Delivered

SHAH ALAM: Turkish Defence Industry Secretariat announced that the Letter of Acceptance for the Littoral Mission Ship Batch 2 has been handed over in Turkiye today. This means that STM Defence has been awarded the contract to build the LMS Batch 2, Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin confirmed in a […]

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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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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 […]

Parliament

Some Things Never Change

SHAH ALAM: The town of Lumut and the parliamentary constituency is the location of the RMN main naval base which bears the same name. It used to be known as RMN fleet headquarters until the service decided to split its fleet into two, the Western and Eastern commands. As it […]

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LCS Work To Restart Next Month

SHAH ALAM: Work on the LCS project is expected to start this September, RMN Chief Admiral TS Rahman Ayob said today. Speaking to the media in Kota Kinabalu today, he said the resumption of work was starting after the signing of the sixth supplementary contract on May 26. As reported […]

Defence Contract

Cousin of Kedah

SHAH ALAM: In an earlier report on the LMS Batch 2, Malaysian Defence had reported that there were four 92-meter sized ships being offered for the programme. Two ships are from Turkey – the Dearsan C92 corvette and TAIS Shipyard with its 92-meter OPV and the South Korean Hyundai Heavy […]