VP-47 Attends LIMA Exhibition

March 30, 2019 – The “Golden Swordsmen” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 participated in the 2019 Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition held in Langkawi, Malaysia. Approximately 1,400 U.S. Navy and Air Force personnel are participating in LIMA19. U.S. Navy aircraft on display include a P-8A Poseidon, EA-18G Growler, and MH-60R Seahawk. The 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge…

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Vietnamese Warship at LIMA 2019

March 26, 2019 – A Vietnamese warship docked in Malaysia Monday for an international maritime and aerospace exhibition and a joint naval exercise with ASEAN countries. The Gepard-class frigate HQ-012 Ly Thai To, built by Russia with advanced military equipment, docked at Langkawi Bay, northeast of Malaysia, after a long voyage of over 2,000 kilometers to join the Langkawi International…

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US Navy Arrives in Langkawi for LIMA 2019

March 24, 2019 – U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) arrived in Langkawi, March 25, ahead of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition. U.S. Navy ships have visited Malaysia for decades, and this visit during LIMA is part of a regular series of port visits, exchanges and exercises…

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China Sends Type 054A Yueyang to LIMA 2019

March 22, 2019 – At about 10 a.m. on March 20, 2019, the Chinese guided-missile frigate Yueyang (Hull 575) set sail from a naval port in Sanya, a city in southern China’s Hainan Province, for Malaysia, to participate in the 15th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). The 15th LIMA is set to open in Langkawi, Malaysia’s largest island,…

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