Defence Contract

RMN New 15-to-5 Plan

SHAH ALAM: The re-alignment of the RMN 15-to-5 plan means the service will have two more classes of ships, which had not been mentioned in the old one. The two classes are designated as the support group – four mine-hunters and two hydrographic ships. It must be noted under the […]

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 […]

budget

Par The Course

SHAH ALAM: Par the course. It appears that the Ismail Sabri administration will continue with the plans formulated by the Armed Forces for the last decade which was codified into the 2019 Defence White Paper. This was expected as the administration have only some 14 months to go before the […]

Defence Contract

Fifth Time Lucky ?

SHAH ALAM: RMN chief Admiral Reza Sany today announced that the service has sign the contract to purchase three maritime operations helicopter (MOH) on September 20 last year. The first helicopter will be delivered on October 20, 2022; second on May 31, 2023 and the third on February 28, 2024. […]

Airshow

Naval Group at LIMA 19

SHAH ALAM: Naval Group at LIMA 19. LIMA is an opportunity to reinforce Naval Group’s long-lasting presence in Malaysia and to reiterate Naval Group’s commitment as the major industrial partner to Malaysia. Naval Group is grateful for the trust of the Royal Malaysian Navy and is proud to provide technological […]

Asean and Malaysia

Carry On, Carry On

JAKARTA: Carry On. Carry On. Although funding for the new MPA and MRSS has yet to be found, likely in RMK12, the technical work on them is continuing. This is of course normal as specifications and technical requirements must be ready when funding is available. RMN chief Adm Kamarulzaman Badaruddin […]

Malaysia -RMN

Out In The Open

SHAH ALAM: Out in the open. The parliament started its second session after the May 9 general elections on Monday (Oct. 15) with the 2019 budget expected to be table this November 2. The government is also expected to table the mid-term review of the RMK11 during the same session. […]

Malaysia -RMN

MRSS As Well, Plan B Shorts

SHAH ALAM: MRSS as well, Plan B Shorts. In Malaysian Defence polls, the most favored MRSS design was the Damen Enforcer beating the Makassar class and the China made LPD. And it seemed that the MRSS was the next ship to be build under the RMN’s 15 to 5 plan […]