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Malaysian LMS team arrives in China

11th July 2017 - 00:00 GMT | by Dzirhan Mahadzir in Kuala Lumpur


The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has despatched a project team to China to monitor the design and construction of its Littoral Mission Ships (LMS). The team, consisting of seven officers and five other ranks, left on 8 July along with nine people from the Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS). The team is scheduled to be based in Wuhan for 37 months.

Speaking during a ceremony for the LMS project team on 7 July, the head of the RMN, Adm Ahmad Kamarulzaman, stated that personnel may be changed during that period if required. 

He declined to state when actual construction would begin,

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Dzirhan Mahadzir


Dzirhan Mahadzir

Dzirhan Mahadzir is a freelance defense journalist and analyst based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, who …

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