Defence Contract

Maharaja Lela is off the hardstand

SHAH ALAM: AS reported previously it was planned under the sixth supplementary contract that the first LCS – PCU Maharaja Lela – will be put into water or using the technical term – down slip – in May, this year. The down slipping took place on May 21 based on […]


Fennec Out Off Position

SHAH ALAM: The investigation into the crashes that killed ten RMN personnel on April 23 showed that one of the helicopters – the Airbus Fennec AS555N – was not flying at its designated path and altitude leading to the collision with the Leonardo AW139 MOH. The collision caused both machines […]

Malaysian Armed Forces

Tabung Tragedi Lumut 2024

SHAH ALAM: For those wishing to donate the families of the 10 RMN personnel who died in the helicopter crashes on April 23, can do so now via the Tabung Tragedi Lumut 2024. The Malaysian Armed Forces release: SIARAN AKHBAR 29 APRIL 2024 𝗞𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗔𝗡 𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗧𝗔𝗛𝗔𝗡𝗔𝗡 𝗠𝗘𝗟𝗔𝗟𝗨𝗜 𝗔𝗡𝗚𝗞𝗔𝗧𝗔𝗡 𝗧𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗘𝗥𝗔 𝗠𝗔𝗟𝗔𝗬𝗦𝗜𝗔 (𝗔𝗧𝗠) […]

Defence Contract

BNS Looking For Workers

SHAH ALAM: Soon to be owned by Ministry of Finance Incorporated, Boustead Naval Shipyard – the builder of the LCS and RMN main workshop – is looking for workers. It is likely the workers are needed not just for the resumption of work for the LCS but for the ship […]


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 […]

Public Accounts Committee

LCS Report To Be Debated in Dewan Rakyat

SHAH ALAM: THE Dewan Rakyat will hold a debate in the next session of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report regarding the LCS project. The debate will be held when the PAC report is published on October 9, the start of the third session of the current Parliament. […]

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, […]