Navy ships bought from China to be built via joint venture


KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the four Littoral Mission Ships (LMS) bought from China will be a joint venture between Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd and China Shipbuilding and Offshore Interna­tional Co Ltd.

Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the construction would be monitored by his ministry and China’s State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.

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