Hisham: Sea-basing is vital

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 10 May 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Sea-basing, a naval capability that provides commanders the ability to conduct selected functions and tasks at sea without relying on infrastructure ashore, will enable strategic deployment of assets in tightening the security off Sabah waters, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

The Defence Minister said the concept, which was mooted by the Royal Malaysian Navy, would enable security forces to give prompt aid in any emergency.

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