Search results for: Lekiu

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  • 3 April 2014

    Malaysian Navy frigate KD Lekiu is the country’s only naval vessel included in the search and rescue efforts for the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 in the southern part of the Indian Ocean, according to Malaysian Defence.   As explained by Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) chief Admiral Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Jaafar, Lekiu stopped in Perth […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    BHIC Defence Techservices Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad, announced it has finalized a contract with the Malaysian defense ministry for the upgrade of Lekiu-class frigate communication suites. The RM19,500,000 (approx. US$5 million) contract was signed on February 22, 2018, but the company announced it on April 13. The contract announcement follows […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After concluding a two-day visit to Indonesia on September 16, US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) kicked off maritime training with Royal Malaysian Navy at Lumut Naval Base, September 18. Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia will see nearly 300 U.S. and Malaysian sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4), Kasturi-class […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Approximately 300 Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy personnel have concluded the maritime security exercise, Exercise Mastex. The Australian ANZAC Class Frigate, HMAS Ballarat, joined the Lekiu Class Frigate KD Lekiu in the North Malacca Straits for the week long bilateral maritime exercise. Mastex provided both navies with the opportunity to improve understanding of […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Singapore and Malaysia concluded the week-long bilateral maritime exercise Malapura which took place in the Malacca Strait. The shore phase, which included the opening ceremony, joint planning and training, was held from 26 to 27 November 2018 at Lumut Naval Base, Malaysia. This was followed by the sea phase from 28 November […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat successfully completed a port visit to Langkawi, Malaysia at the start of September as part of her South East Asian Deployment. Langkawi is considered to be the Jewel of Kedah, an archipelago of 104 islands off the north-west coast of Malaysia. Ballarat took part in Exercise MASTEX in company with Royal Malaysian Navy […]

  • 20 October 2016

    The Royal Malaysian Navy has selected Terma’s Scanter 6000 radar as their combined navigation and helicopter control radar for the country’s two Lekiu-class frigates mid-life modernization and service life extension. This is the second radar delivery contract the Danish company has signed during the Euronaval event in Paris with the first one being for the Indonesian Sea […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy and Coast Guard ships arrived in Malaysia on August 13 for the start of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2019. US ships taking part include the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Montgomery (LCS 8), US Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752), Safeguard-class salvage ship USNS Salvor (ARS 52) and expeditionary fast transport ship […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 600 personnel from the Republic of Singapore and Royal Malaysian Navy concluded ten days of drills as part of the bilateral exercise Malapura which took place from July 18 to 28. Conducted since 1984, this year’s exercise was hosted by the Royal Malaysian Navy and saw the participation of six warships and two naval helicopters. […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Over fifty ships and submarines from 26 nations gathered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor–Hickam for the start of the world’s largest naval drill – RIMPAC 2018 – which kicked off June 27. Taking place in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise is scheduled to conclude on August 2, […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat (Commanger Jonathan Earley) has been making waves in the South China Seas as part of the maritime component for the annual Five Power Defence Arrangement Exercise – Bersama Shield. Exercise Bersama Shield 12 (Ex BS12) saw Ballarat join forces with Malaysian Frigate KD Lekiu and Singaporean Frigate RSS Supreme along with HMAS Collins […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Darwin sailed in company with Indonesian Navy Ship Kri Usman Harun and Malaysian Navy Ship KD Lekir in preparation for the International Fleet Review 2016. Each ship has been selected to represent their respective country’s Navies at the IFR. The Royal Australian Navy has prepared for its role in the 2016 […]

  • 24 August 2017

    The remains which were found by the Royal Malaysian Navy on August 22 during their search for missing US Navy sailors are not those of a USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) sailor. This was determined after medical examinations of the remains, which will be returned to Malaysian authorities. Additional divers from the 15th Marine […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, and Destroyer Squadron 1 participated in various bi-lateral training events May 10 in the South China Sea with Malaysian air and surface units in support of Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet theater security cooperation objectives. The strike group conducted a photo exercise (PHOTOEX), a […]

  • 22 April 2015

    IMDEX Asia 2015 has attracted strong international interest from senior naval officials, maritime agencies and industry representatives who will converge at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore from 19 to 21 May 2015. To date, Navy Chiefs from 15 countries such as Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Djibouti, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Sweden, […]