Malaysia- MMEA

Second NGPC Under Trials

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the second NGPC – pennant 4542 – is undergoing sea trials even as KM Bagan Datuk, the lead of the six-ship class – has been officially handed over to the Malaysia Coast Guard or APMM. The handing over ceremony was held at the Destination Marine […]

Malaysia- MMEA

KM Bagan Datuk

SHAH ALAM: DS Rosmah Mansur officially launched the first NGPC today and named the ship, KM Bagan Datuk. The ceremony for the newest ship to join the MMEA service was conducted at the Destini Shipyard at Port Klang, just over a year after her keel laying on Nov. 18, 2015. […]

Airshow

Thales Fulmar X at LIMA 2017

SHAH ALAM: Thales Fulmar X is set to make its debut at LIMA 2017, to be held in Langkawi from March 21 to 25. Six of the mini-UAV are contracted for service with the MMEA new generation patrol craft. Thales, in December delivered one Fulmar X mini-UAV to Destini Bhd, […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Sea Trials for First NGPC

SHAH ALAM:The first MMEA New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) is currently undergoing sea trials as part of the work-up for her commissioning into service. The trials are being conducted in the waters around Port Klang though it is likely that the ship – bearing the hull number 4541 – will […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Launch of NGPC Delayed

SHAH ALAM: The launch of the first New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) has been delayed. In the previous post, I reported that the ceremony will be held this month. Read Here. However, I have been informed that it will be delayed indefinitely. There is nothing wrong with the ship, its […]

Malaysia- MMEA

Fulmar X for MMEA

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency will be getting the latest version of the Thales Fulmar mini-UAV – the Fulmar X – by year end. MMEA will be operating the Fulmar X on board its New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC), the first of six is being built by Destini […]

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Malaysia- MMEA

MMEA OPV Programme

KUALA LUMPUR: THE Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA or APMM in Malay) has revealed more details of its Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) programme, first announced by the Prime Minister in the 2016 budget. During the presentation, DS Najib Razak said the government will allocate RM864 million to the MMEA for […]

Defence Shows

DSA 2016, Day 1

KUALA LUMPUR: THE Army would like to proceed with the upgrade programmes for its fleet of Condor APC and Scorpion light tanks, according to its chief Jen Raja Affandi Raja Mohamed Nor today. He said the upgrade work will proceed once the Army is satisfied with the work done on […]

Defence Shows

Show Report 2, Thales Fulmar

KUALA LUMPUR: Thales reinforces its commitment to supporting Malaysian maritime security by securing a contract to deliver the Fulmar UAS system to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency. Fulmar, a small, high performance, fixed wing UAS, is to be installed on six New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC), being constructed by Destini […]