RMN

New Operational Camo For RMN

SHAH ALAM: RMN has introduced a new operational uniform for the service replacing the light blue digital camo introduced in 2016. The new operational uniform is also digital but sported a darker grey camo. The colour of the new digital camo/operational uniform is like the ones currently used by Royal […]

Defence Contract

Ready for RIMPAC 2024

SHAH ALAM: Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) announced today that KD Lekiu had been towed to the RMN naval jetty in Lumut on April 12. The shipyard had stated on February 6 stated that the ship came into the yard -six days earlier for an emergency defect repair as preparation to […]

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 […]

news and commentary

MRSS After 30 Years, Probably

SHAH ALAM: Dewan Rakyat was told on Tuesday that the government will finally approve the funding for the RMN’s multi-role support ship in RMK13, some 30 years after it was proposed. Deputy Defence Minister Adly Zahari said RMN 15 to 5 Transformation Plan called for the procurement of three MRSS […]

Defence Contract

Work on LCS Started?

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that work on the LCS has resumed or is starting this week as reported previously. Last week, Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) gifted folding bicycles to RMN LCS Project team. The bicycles will assist the RMN Project team members to conduct their tasks for the LCS project, […]

Defence Contract

OPV1 in Lumut For Trials

SHAH ALAM: Some two months after its started sea trials, MMMEA OPV1 is now in Lumut for live firing trials. The ship – built by THHE – berthed at the Lumut naval base today, Malaysia Defence was told. And thanks to Western Fleet command we now have a picture of […]

Public Accounts Committee

PAC and Dewan Rakyat Speaker To Visit BNS

SHAH ALAM: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will hold an official work visit to Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) in Lumut, Perak with the Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Johari Abdul on October 5. The visit was to check on the progress of the Second-Generation Patrol Vessel project or better known […]

Parliament

LCS Costs Is Higher, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: As promised earlier, posted below are the full transcript of the speech by Defence Minister DSU Mohamad Hasan on issues of his ministry at Parliament on September 18. Based on the transcript, there is no need to fix the earlier post. Mohamad in his speech spoke on various […]

Defence Contract

Maintenance Tender For MOH

SHAH ALAM: Maintenance tender for MOH. The Eperolehan has issued nine separate quotation notices for the maintenance of the three AW139 Maritime Operations Helicopter (MOH) of the Royal Malaysian Navy. The helicopters are based at the air unit at the Kota Kinabalu naval base. The notices are for the three […]

Malaysia -RMN

KD Jebat Caught Fire

SHAH ALAM: KD Jebat caught fire as she berthed at the Lumut naval base this morning (May 02, 2017). The fire was detected at 2.30am and it was fully extinguished at 5 am. According to the RMN, early indications showed that the fire started during the preparation of food for […]