Malaysia -RMN

Welcome Home, Keris, Updated

KOTA KINABALU: Welcome Home, Keris. KD Keris RMN’s first LMS was welcomed home at the Sepanggar naval base here today. Sabah Governor Tun Juhar Maharudin welcomed Keris 45 crew members led by her first commanding officer Cdr Zulkarnain Rawi. Speaking to the media following the ceremony, RMN chief Adm. Mohd […]

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KD Keris Commissioned

SHAH ALAM: KD Keris, the RMN first China made warship was commissioned into service today. RMN chief Admiral Reza Mohd Sany read out the commissioning declaration for Keris at Qidong, Shanghai today. At the ceremony, Reza also put on the CO insignia for its fist commanding officer, Commander Mohd Zulkarnain […]

Defence Contract

Keris Delivered

SHAH ALAM: Keris delivered. The RMN took physical delivery of the first of class Littoral Mission Ship (LMS), Keris, today. This must be the fastest ship delivered to the navy with commissioning expecting early next year. Keris was launched in April, this year, some two years after the contract was […]

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Keris On Sea Trials

SHAH ALAM: Keris on sea trial. RMN’s first of class LMS, PCU Keris, is currently undergoing sea trials, according to a China based naval observer @Loongnaval. posted a picture of Keris undergoing sea trial though it was not dated nor the location of the sea trials. From the high resolution […]

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Sundang, Second LMS launched

SHAH ALAM: Sundang, second LMS launched. PCU Sundang, the second ship of the four LMS class was named and launched in China today. The ship was named and launched by Puan Seri Rusnah A. Rahman, the wife of the Armed Forces chief, at Shuangli, Wuhan China, says TLDM. The new […]

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Keris Launched

SHAH ALAM: Keris launched. The first of class LMS, pre commissioning unit, Keris – pennant number 111 – was launched at the Wuhan shipyard in China this morning. According to a release by RMN, the Keris designation for the LMS was chosen in honour of its mostly retired Keris-class ships. […]

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New LMS Graphic

LANGKAWI: New LMS Graphic. Fresh from the news that all four LMS will be made in China, the builder is showing the latest CGI of the ship at its booth at LIMA 19. It is likely that’s been on the cards – for sometime now – as the change in […]

Malaysia -RMN

LCS Induction Year End

SHAH ALAM: LCS induction year end. RMN chief Adm Reza Sany today said that the navy is expected to induct the first two LCS by year end. This is wonderful news indeed compared to what we have been told last year. However as I was not able to able to […]

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2018, A Year in Review

SHAH ALAM: 2018, A Year in Review. With 2019 knocking the door already its time look wind back the clock and review what had happened in the last 12 months or so. Good or bad, the first thing to come into mind of 2018 was the May 9 general elections. […]