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  • 6 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy has taken delivery of its first Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS). The delivery ceremony for the KD Keris took place at the Wuchuan Shipbuilding Industry in Qidong, China, on December 31, 2019, the navy said. Launched in April 2019, Keris is the first LMS to be built under an RM 1.17 […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces commenced formally with an opening ceremony at Lumut Naval Base, June 16.   Malaysia has participated in CARAT since the nine-nation bilateral exercise series began in 1995 to address shared maritime security priorities […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy’s second Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS) was launched in Wuhan, China, by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) on July 12. Named Sundang (with pennant number 112), the LMS is the second of four ships in the class ordered under a RM1.17 billion (approx. US$265 million) contract from March 2017. The initial […]

  • 16 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces commenced with the arrival of a U.S. Navy task group to Kuantan Naval Base, June 15. The task group includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) with embarked Destroyer Squadron […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S.-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership 2017 has arrived in Malaysia. Embarked aboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4), servicemen arrived in Port Klang on April 8. The arrival marks Malaysia’s 12th year as a participant in Pacific Partnership, as well as its second year as […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS) has received an order to construct six Second Generation Patrol Vessels with Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) capability for the Royal Malaysian Navy.   According to Bursa Malaysia Berhad, the company finalized the negotiations with The Ministry of Defence Malaysia (MoD) and signed a formal agreement with a value of RM9 billion (USD […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and Malaysian Armed Forces drew to a close during a ceremony on Kuantan Naval Base June 23. During CARAT Malaysia 2013, U.S and Malaysian forces conducted a series of shore-based and at sea training events designed to address […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the navies of Malaysia and the US kicked off Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2018 in Lumut, Malaysia, October 8. As noted by the US Navy, 2018 marks a significant growth in the relationship between the US and Malaysia as both partner navies expanded their role in this year’s 24th iteration of Cooperation […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy ships deployed as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE 19) Joint Task Force arrived into the Malaysian ports of Port Klang and Langkawi on April 21, after completing the bilateral AUSINDEX exercise in India. HMA Ships Canberra and Newcastle are visiting Port Klang, outside of Kuala Lumpur, while HMAS Success is […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Sepangar, Malaysia May 18, for a port visit. The visit is part of the U.S. Navy’s ongoing commitment to theater security cooperation and partnership with allied navies, and presents an opportunity to promote peace and […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in Sepangar, Malaysia, for a port visit on August 14. America pulled into Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state, for her second scheduled port visit on her maiden deployment. Since departing her homeport of San Diego in early July, America has […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to US Navy’s Coastal Riverine Squadron 4 and members of the Royal Malaysian navy conduct high value asset training during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015. The operations are being conducted off Sandakan, Malaysia. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual Pacific Partnership deployment embarked aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Kuantan, Malaysia thereby marking the first time the mission has visited Malaysia, although Malaysia has provided teams to support the mission since 2006. Malaysian civilian and military leadership led planning activities for Pacific Partnership 2016, where personnel from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces began Aug. 17 with opening ceremonies in Sandakan, Malaysia. CARAT Malaysia 2015 consists of five days of shore-based and at-sea training events, designed to address shared maritime security concerns, build relationships, and enhance […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy frigates HMAS Anzac and Toowoomba and auxiliary oiler HMAS Success wrapped up port visits to Malaysia and the Philippines, as part of their three month deployment to South East Asia. During the port visit to Subic Bay, Anzac and Success carried out a logistic resupply, as well as local engagements with the […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Royal Malaysian navies commenced the 24th iteration of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) on Kota Belud Marine Base in Malaysia on August 10. CARAT exercises focus on the full spectrum of naval capabilities and are designed to strengthen the close partnership between both navies while cooperatively ensuring maritime security, stability and […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 4 and members of the Royal Malaysian navy conduct boat formation training during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015. The exercise was conducted on August 17 in Sandakan, Malaysia. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit concluded the 2014 Malaysia – United States Amphibious Exercise in Malaysia, Sept. 2.   The nine-day long exercise, code-named MALUS AMPHEX, spanned from the Sulu Sea to the eastern […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Boustead Holdings Bhd received a contract extension for the supply and delivery of spare parts, maintenance services and training for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s 23rd Frigate Squadron. The Company’s subsidiary, Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd, received a Letter of Award on September 3, for a period of two years, until September 9, 2017. The remaining contract value is […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), has launched the first of a new class of four Royal Malaysian Navy littoral mission ships (LMS). The vessel was launched on April 15 and was named Keris, with pennant number 111. Keris is the first LMS to be built under a RM1.17 billion (approx. US$265 million) contract from March […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have kicked off the Malaysia phase of the annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series between the U.S. and the armed forces of nine ASEAN member-countries. CARAT is a series of bilateral naval exercises between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    New Zealand’s Anzac-class frigate HMNZS Te Mana made a port call in Sandakan, Malaysia, marking the begin of the Southeast Asian leg of the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) five-month engagement across the Asia-Pacific region. “Te Mana’s visits to Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam reflect the importance that we place on these relationships and our commitment […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy replenishment ships HMAS Sirius and frigate HMAS Stuart visited Malaysia for the exercise Mastex 19. Stuart’s commanding officer, Commander Luke Ryan said interacting with the two regional partners was an important part of the ongoing East Asia Deployment, in which 11 ships are participating in multinational exercises and engagement activities across the […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian aircraft, ships and personnel have completed a 10-day exercise in Malaysia to strengthen ties between Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Exercise Bersama Shield 15 (BS15) is an annual Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) Field Training Exercise conducted in Singapore, Malaysia and the South China Sea from May 8 to 18, 2015. […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian HMA Ships Arunta, Stuart and Sirius have completed their visit to Malaysia and Indonesia and will shortly complete their two and a half month deployment to North, South and South East Asia. Following the recent combined exercise at sea with the French frigate FNS Vendemiaire in international waters off the coast of Vietnam, the […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sepangar, Malaysia, for a port call April 1, continuing the Navy’s ongoing commitment to theater security cooperation and partnership with allied navies and promoting peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific Region. “I consider it a privilege to visit Malaysia and continue to build our partnership […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived at Sepangar, Malaysia, April 13, for a port visit as part of a regularly scheduled underway period in the Western Pacific.   “The purpose of our visit to Malaysia is to promote stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, to demonstrate commitment to regional partners, and […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership 2017 (PP17) arrived in Kuching, Malaysia, April 14, aboard expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) . As the second and main mission stop in Malaysia, and the third mission stop overall, activities in Kuching have kicked off the large focus on humanitarian aid and […]

  • 14 March 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Kidd, has been ordered to the Indian Ocean to search for the Malaysian missing plane, according to the Agence France-Presse.   The search for the Malaysian lost flight was switched to the Indian Ocean amid reports that the plane kept “pinging” a satellite after it lost radar contact. […]