ADECS 2018: Malaysia realigns naval assets to improve security in the east
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will permanently station four of its six Kedah-class Next Generation Patrol Vessels (NGPV) and four yet-to-be-constructed Littoral Mission Ships (LMS) in East Malaysia as part of efforts to strengthen maritime security.
Speaking at a press conference on 16 January, the RMN’s Eastern Fleet ...
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