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Malaysian naval helicopters are due from 2022

26th January 2021 - 03:21 GMT | by Dzirhan Mahadzir in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's navy has ambitious procurement plans, if money allows, and naval helicopters have already been ordered.

The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will take delivery of three maritime operations helicopters in the 2022-24 timeframe. The RMN is also planning to acquire additional ships, helicopters and UAVs under the 12th Malaysia Plan of 2021-25.

Speaking in his 2021 address to the navy on 22 January, RMN Chief Adm Reza Sany stated that a contract for three helicopters had been signed on 2 September 2020, with the first aircraft to be delivered on 30 October 2022, the second on 31 May 2023 and the final one on 28 February 2024.

He did not state the helicopter type, but the

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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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