South Korea-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has introduced for the first time its Missile Surface Corvette (MSC) at DSA 2014 in Malaysia.
Defenseworld.net has learned that the Korean shipbuilder has joined hands with a local partner to respond to an RFI issued by the Royal Malaysian Navy for a small displacement corvette.
The MSC model shown at DSA 2014 is fitted with a 76mm Oto Melara main gun, 4x Kongsberg NSM anti-ship missiles, 2x MSI 30mm guns located aft, and several South Korean made sensors, most of them from Samsung Thales.
According to a spokesperson, the MSC is about 85.5 meters, with a breadth of 12.9 meters, a draft of 3.8 meters for a displacement of about 1,800 tons. And it can carry crews of 60 sailors and top speeds at 26 knots and has endurance in excess of 20 days.
CAEs Caesar trauma patient simulator has become a star attraction at the DSA 2014 show in Malaysia. Built for trauma, disaster response and combat casualty care, the life-sized simulator offers clinical accuracy for basic to advanced point-of-injury training
Thales will showcase wide range of equipment in the fields of Communication, Optronics and Air operations participating at the DSA 2014, held from 14 to 17 April. At the show, Thales will showcase its optronic equipment aimed at evaluating critical situations at both tactical and strategic levels as well as RAPID range of weapon systems with the 3D Ground Master radar family will be presented
Rosoboronexport will present its Malaysian partners with current and prospective projects which includes Mi-171Sh military transport helicopter at DSA 2014, 14 to 17 April. Rosoboronexport specialists believe that the Malaysian side will be very much interested in the Buk-M2E medium-range air defence missile system, Pantsir-S1 close-range air defence gun/missile system, Kornet-E/Kornet-EM and Metis-M1 antitank missile systems, as well as Mirazh, Sobol and Mangust patrol boats
FAUN Trackway will be showcasing the Heavy Ground Mobility System (HGMS) at the DSA 2014, 14 – 17 April. First developed over 15 years ago for the Norwegian Army, the HGMS comprises Military Load Classification (MLC) 70 Trackway mounted on a hydraulic dispenser
Finmeccanica, through its companies AgustaWestland, Selex ES and OTO Melara, takes part in DSA 2014, which is held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-17 April. AgustaWestland is showcasing a full scale mock-up of the new generation AW149 medium twin multirole military helicopter on static display, and presents its comprehensive portfolio of commercial and government models
MTL Group will be showcasing several key armour components including IMPAS armour and SMARTbend for blast and ballistic applications for the very first time at DSA 2014, 14-17 April. “The Asian market is an area we have seen significant growth over the past few years at MTL Group
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has clinched a 631.5 billion won (US$577 million) deal to build two guided missile frigates for the South Korean Navy
South Korea's Navy inducted a new guided missile, ‘Daegu which uses a hybrid electric drive propulsion system and has stealth characteristics besides anti-submarine warfare capabilities. According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) it is equipped with a towed array sonar system and Hong Sang Eo long-range anti-submarine torpedos
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has launched 1,400-ton diesel submarine built for Indonesia in South Korea. The submarine is the second of the three submarines being built under a 2011 deal worth US$1
Lockheed Martin and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have signed an agreement to partner on the Multi-mission Combat Ship (MCS), which is based on a DSME hull design and intended for the corvette market. "DSME's MCS hull design coupled with Lockheed Martin's expertise in program and systems integration will allow the team to bring this capable ship to the international marketplace at an affordable price," said Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ships and Systems at Lockheed Martin Mission System and Training
Malaysia is planning to buy two variants of C28A Chinese warships for its navy, a local defense media website quoted industry sources as saying last week. “The deal for the two warships was supposed to be signed during the Prime Ministers visit to China last year during 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries – but was cancelled at the last moment due to various issues, one of them was funding concerns
Rafale is looking at widening areas of collaborations with Malaysian partners during LIMA exhibition 2015. Rafale announced Monday that it is showcasing its two seater and single seater fighter aircraft during the expo
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