U.S., Malaysia reinforce new level of partnership with maritime exercise

October 8, 2018 – As part of a growing number of maritime exercises held each year between the U.S. and Malaysia, Sailors from both partner navies kicked off Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2018 in Lumut, Oct. 8. 2018 marks a significant growth in the relationship between the U.S. and Malaysia as both partner navies expanded their role in this year’s 24th iteration of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT), 17th iteration of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT), 13th iteration of the Pacific Partnership, and 26th iteration of Rim…

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New Royal Malaysian Navy Training Ships Commissioned

Google Translation Royal Malaysian Navy commissioned (KD) GAGAH SAMUDERA and KD TEGUH SAMUDERA, April 26th at Lumut, officiated by the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy; Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman bin Hj Ahmad Badaruddin, located at Lumut Base Lumut (TPL). KD GAGAH SAMUDERA and KD TEGUH SAMUDERA is the latest training platform in the navy fleet inventory built to meet the requirements of marine training for RMN citizens. Training boats equipped with combat system, radar, navigation equipment and communication as well as the latest and most up-to-date short-range weapons are not just training platforms…

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USNS Brunswick Visits Malaysia

USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) concluded a port visit to Lumut, Malaysia, Jan 12. The crew members had the opportunity to experience the country’s culture while strengthening ties with the local population. Port visits such as these serve as an important element in the U.S. Navy’s theater security cooperation efforts by enhancing solid relationships with partner nations throughout the region. The port of Lumut’s unique capabilities in supporting expeditionary maintenance for deployed assets including the littoral combat ship (LCS) continues to be vital for the U.S. Navy in regional security and…

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Keel Laying for KD Raja Mahadi at Boustead Heavy Industries in Lumut

Google Translation Lumut, Dec 18 – The third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Settlement Ceremony (LCS) of the six LCSs was held at the Boustead Naval Shipyard, TLDM Lumut Base. This historic event was officiated by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Defense, YBhg Dato ‘Sri Abdul Rahim bin Mohamad Radzi and also witnessed the Commander of the Armed Forces, His Royal Highness General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi, Commander of the Navy, Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman and Commander of the Air Force , General Tan Sri Dato ‘Sri…

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