Trial run for first littoral combat ship in 2018


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  • Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017

Number three: A foundation-laying ceremony is under way with the hull of the Royal Malaysian Navy’s third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS3) at the RMN base in Lumut. — Bernama

LUMUT: KD Maharaja Lela, the country’s first littoral combat ship, is expected to be ready for sailing trials next year before its handing over to the navy in 2019.

Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd managing director Tan Sri Ahmad Ramli Mohd Nor said this was to ensure the vessel was in the best condition.

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