Malaysia to receive the first-class submarines will ship 鮋 fish fighting force to strengthen the South China Sea
Malaysian Defense Minister Amar Zahi (Ahmad Zahid Hamidi) pointed out,” Rahman “was officially launched the submarine service, will strengthen the Malaysian Navy in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean influence.
9 3, the first Malaysian-made by the French ship “scorpionfish Fish “class submarine,” Tunku – Abdel – Rahman “was allowed to enter the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur Krone Hong Kong.
Malaysia’s first” Scorpene “class submarine,” Tunku – Abdul – Rahman, “No. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia crowns into the port.
Global Times reported that Webb freelance writer in Taipei, according to Taiwan, “Central News” reported on September 3, Malaysia’s first submarine arrived in the Malaysian waters 3 official, to make Malaysia become the Indonesia and Singapore, the first three Southeast Asian countries have submarines.
Malaysia that a “鮋 fish” fish class (Scorpene) diesel-electric attack submarines to first prime minister, “Tunku – Abdul – Rahman,” No. (Tunku Abdul Rahman) name, cost RM 3.4 billion ringgit, at 9:20 this morning carrying 32 crew members arrive from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia about 45 kilometers Indah Island (Pulau Indah) terminals.
Malaysia on June 5, 2002 with the French company DCNS and Spain’s Navantia signed purchase two submarines of the contract, the contract worth 1 billion 84.11 million euros.
“Tunku – Abdel – Rahman” submarine is left on July 11, Toulon, France (Toulon), arrived in Malaysia after 54 days sailing the waters, a range of 70,109 sea miles.
according to Malaysian media reports, the submarine length 66.4 m, width 6.2 m, maximum speed 20 knots, can carry 10 torpedoes and 30 mines, weapons and equipment, model SM-39BLOCK II submarine-launched anti-ship missile the future will be deployed in the East Malaysian state of Sabah (Sabah) Xi Banga Bay (Sepanggar Bay) of the Royal Malaysian Navy base.
Malaysian Defense Minister Amar Zahi (Ahmad Zahid Hamidi) pointed out, “Rahman” was formally launched the submarine service, will enhance the Malaysian Navy in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean influence.
Amar Zahi and that the other one to the second Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Razak (Tun Abdul Razak) named ‘Tun Razak’ submarine is expected to be held in October in France into the military service after the ceremony , arrived in the Malaysian waters in March next year.