Malaysia- MMEA

Fassmer 43 Metre Design for NGPC

SHAH ALAM: Industry sources has told Malaysian Defence that a 43 metre design from Fassmer has been selected for the MMEA’s New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) project. The same design, albeit at 40 metres, are used for the Diana class patrol boats of the Royal Danish Navy and CPC-40 patrol […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

MMEA’s NGPC Part III

REPOST SHAH ALAM: IN the first installment of the MMEA’s NGPC project, I suggested that the boat was probably too small for its intended duties. Some readers concurred with me. I now admit that I was wrong to doubt the MMEA’s specifications. As mentioned previously the NGPC is supposed to […]

Malaysia- MMEA

MMEA NGPC

Repost SHAH ALAM: MMEA NGPC. During his presentation of the 2015 budget, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak revealed that to improve maritime safety, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA/APMM) will be allocated RM393 million. The money is to improve operational efficiency and the purchase of seven new patrol vessels. The tender […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

Another Dogfight

PETALING JAYA: Another dogfight. Apart from the MRCA, the most pursued aviation item in Malaysia are maritime patrollers Back in 2008 I wrote a post on the purchase of the CL415s for the MMEA.. I followed up that post with another stating that it would be cheaper for them to […]

Malaysia- MMEA

KM Kukup 2011

PETALING JAYA: A week before 2011 raya I got the chance to board and check out KM Kukup, a former Kedah class patrol vessel, now in service with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Kukup is based in Port Klang, MMEA district region 4. Kukup and her sister ships, 14 […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Guinea Pigs….

KUALA LUMPUR: Since we are so fond of being Guinea Pigs, dont you think the BA609 is arguably the better choice for MMEA? It can hover and land like a helicopter but also has high dash speed, faster than any rotor craft around. And as the Press release, it is […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

Wouldnt It Be Cheaper?

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Defence has noted that it will probably cheaper to use an aerostat to monitor the coastal waters of Sabah for illegal immigrants and other intruders. Aerostats are not perfect the solution of course, there are certain limitations but we also have other solution of course like UAVs […]