China’s Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group started building a warship, the second littoral mission ship (LMS) for Malaysia in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province.
The new LMS is contracted by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group under China Shipbuilding Industry Co. and is being built at its Shuangliu base in Wuhan, a company announcement said on Tuesday quoted by Chinamil.
The first LMS ship China made for Malaysia entered the building phase on July 31 this year.
According to the contract, China will design and build four LMS for the Royal Malaysian Navy. These ships will be used for patrol, anti-terrorism, rescue, and protection of fishery activities.
The contract is the first large military equipment order between China and Malaysia.
Malaysias newly formed government will conduct its own internal probe and audit in regard to defense spending under the previous administration, the new Defense Minister Mohamad Sabu has said. “We will investigate
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Malaysia's Boustead Holdings Bhds (BHB) has received a letter of acceptance (LoA) from Malaysian defense ministry for a contract to supply four units of littoral mission ships for RM1.17 billion (US$264
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Russia has offered airplanes to Malaysia during a bilateral meeting between Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday. “He (Putin) raised a possibility of selling their airplanes to us
China's first home-grown aircraft carrier Type 001A is undergoing its third sea trial from the Dalian Shipyard in Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Sunday morning, accompanied by a barracks ship for the first time. The third trial of the aircraft carrier is conducted to test its weapons system, control system and communications system and will undergo further tests,
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