Auditor General Report

Not Enough New Ships For RMN

SHAH ALAM: The Auditor General (AG) has observed that the RMN has not achieved its aim to put into service new ships in its fleet based on the 15-to-5 transformation programme. The observation was made in its 2024 AG report made public on July 4. According to the AG report, […]

Defence Contract

Walk Like An Emirati Part 3

SHAH ALAM: United Arab Emirates has taken delivery of its second Gowind corvette Al Emarat on June 27 at Lorient, France. She is the second Gowind corvette ordered from Naval Group in 2019. She was built in Lorient and launched in May 2022. Her sea trials started in October 2023 […]


Former HMAS Anzac Not Suitable for RMN

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has found that the former HMAS Anzac of the Royal Australian Navy is not suitable for RMN even as an interim vessel. Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin told Parliament today that they were looking at retired or soon to be retired naval vessels to serve […]

Defence Contract

Maharaja Lela is off the Hardstand, Part 2

SHAH ALAM: A day after Malaysian Defence posted on PCU Maharaja Lela, Defence Minister DS Khaled Nordin visited the Lumut naval base and Lumut Naval Shipyard (Lunas) and announced that the LCS project was on track and on schedule. Khaled said that the ship was down-slip on May 23 and […]


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 […]