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  • 27 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) are conducting Exercise Malapura, a bilateral maritime exercise, from 27 Feb to 7 Mar 2012. Singapore is hosting this year’s exercise, the 22nd in the series held since 1984. RSN Fleet Commander, Rear-Admiral Lai Chung Han and RMN Fleet Operations Commander, Vice Admiral […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Malaysian shipyard MISC Berhad, handed over the converted Naval Auxiliary Vessel Bunga Mas Lima 5 (BM5) to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) January 22. Once a container ship, the Bunga Mas Lima 5 will now join the RMN’s current fleet that will be deployed to safeguard the safety of Malaysian waters. A ceremony to commemorate the […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the Quality Assurance (QA) team aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) hosted officers from the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) for a Submarine Safety Program (SUBSAFE) seminar in Sepangar, Malaysia, April 15.   The purpose of the seminar was to give the RMN officers some insight into how the U.S. Navy’s […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sepanggar, Malaysia, for a port visit on November 12. While in port, Land’s sailors will host Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) sailors on board for a subject matter expert exchange and ship tour and will attend a reception hosted by the RMN. Capt. […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Key members of the U.S. Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) submarine forces met at Submarine Squadron 15 headquarters on Polaris Point, Guam, for the RMN and U.S. Navy Submarine Staff Talks 2015. The talks, presided over by Rear Admiral William Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7, and Rear Admiral Abdul Rahman, commander, RMN Submarine Force, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements started exercise Bersama Shield 2017 on April 27 in Malaysia and Singapore.  The long-running Bersama exercise series aims to enhance the interoperability between the founding members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Australia’s Acting Chief of Joint Operations, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) recently completed passing exercises with the Royal Moroccan Navy (RMN) off the coast of Casablanca following the Group’s visit to the city. SNMG2 is currently comprised of the U.S. flagship USS Vicksburg (CG 69), Canadian ship HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337), Italian ship ITS Aliseo (F 547), […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) commenced their five days bilateral naval exercise codenamed Exercise HORNBILL 21/2011 commence from 19th December 2011 until 23rd December 2011.  The opening ceremony of the exercise was held in the Royal Brunei Navy Headquarters on Monday 19th December 2011.  The opening ceremony was officiated by First […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The cost of maintaining the country’s two submarines, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman and KD Tun Abdul Razak, by the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) is est… (mysinchew) [mappress] Source: mysinchew, March 30, 2011;

  • 23 May 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) along with embarked 7th Fleet staff, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12 and Marines from Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific departed West Port following a four-day visit, May 22.   U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) along with embarked 7th Fleet staff, Helicopter Sea […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMAS Larrakia departed the port of Sandakan, Malaysian Borneo, on September 22, after a two-day stopover.   The Armidale Class Patrol Boat, with Attack 4 embarked, is one week into a six-week South East Asian Deployment. After the necessary refueling and restoring at Sandakan, the crew took in some of the cultural sights on offer […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Navy divers assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) conducted a coordinated scuba diving evolution with Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) divers April 8. “We were honored by our Malaysian counterpart’s invitation to conduct joint diving operations,” said Chief Navy Diver Jose Castilla. “This was an opportunity to enhance the enlisted side […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The six-nation submarine search and rescue exercise Pacific Reach 2019 has concluded off the coast of Western Australia. Held at Fleet Base West and in the Western Australian Exercise Area, the drill involved assets from Australia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and the United States. Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda […]

  • 11 March 2015

    Five Royal Malaysian Navy staff, including a female officer, were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in and around the naval base in Lumut, on Monday evening, Malay Mail reported. MACC obtained a seven-day remand order against 14 people to facilitate investigations into alleged corruption offences. The navy personnel will be investigated under Section 17 (a) of […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed a port visit to Sepanggar, Malaysia Aug. 26 while on their transit back to homeport in San Diego. On the first port call of Fort Worth’s journey home, sailors participated in a joint outreach activity with the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) to help foster a culture of cooperation and […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A naval exercise gathering navy and coast guard officers from a number of Southeast Asian countries kicked off  in Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines on August 21. In its 16th iteration, the annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise focuses on shared maritime security challenges of the region. The goal of the exercise is […]

  • 14 October 2012

    The USS George Washington and USS John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Groups (CSGs) steamed together in the Andaman Sea Oct. 12, conducting integrated flight operations while also practicing surface and anti-submarine drills. Located in the northeast edge of the Indian Ocean, the Andaman Sea narrows to form the Strait of Malacca, one of the most […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2015

    Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) have arrived in Casablanca, Morocco, for a scheduled port visit. Led by Rear Adm. Brad Williamson (USA N), SNMG2 is currently comprised of the flagship USS Vicksburg (CG 69), HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337), TCG Goksu (F 497), ITS Aliseo (F 574) , FGS Spessart (A 1442) […]

  • 20 November 2015

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) gave a tour to Sailors of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), while in Sepanggar, Malaysia on November 17. The purpose of the tour was to give Malaysian sailors a look into how U.S. submariners live and work aboard […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba and the Royal Malaysian Navy have concluded the week-long exercise MASTEX 17. The only bilateral maritime exercise conducted between the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Malaysian Navy took place at the Malaysian Western Fleet base of Lumut. MASTEX consisted of a harbour phase and ceremony, and a three-day sea […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Royal Moroccan Navy patrol ship RMN Bir Anzarane (341) conducted a proliferation security initiative (PSI) boarding on April 24, as part of Exercise Saharan Express 2015. Bir Anzarane’s team boarded USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), which has played the part of a target vessel throughout the exercise, to familiarize Moroccan forces through realistic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) accomplished several firsts to participate in exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) with the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN), June 15. Freedom was the first U.S. Navy ship assigned to Commander Task Group (CTG) 73.1 to pull straight into Kuantan’s shallow pier. “Being pierside at Kuantan Naval […]

  • 12 April 2017

    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 […]