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LIMA 2015: Littoral Combat Ship programme only ‘slightly off track’

19th March 2015 - 04:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Langkawi


Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC), responsible for constructing the Royal Malaysian Navy’s (RMN’s) six 3,000t Second Generation Patrol Vessel - Littoral Combat Ships (SGPV-LCS), revealed the project is only ‘slightly off track’ in terms of schedule.

Anuar Murad, director of BHIC’s defence & security division, told Shephard the programme ‘is looking good’, and that delays are at least partially due to still pending decisions from the Ministry of Defence on what minor equipment is to be selected for the new ships. Examples include air compressors and chilled-water plant for the air-conditioning system.

Murad said that, according to the baseline schedule,

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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