Malaysia Navy

July 30, 2019

China-Malaysia Warship Deal in the Headlines With Second Vessel Launching

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The development highlighted the status of a landmark agreement.

August 02, 2018

China-Malaysia Warship Deal in Focus with Construction Kickoff

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at the progress of an old deal under new political realities.
June 08, 2018

New Scrutiny for Malaysia’s Old Submarine Deal?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the new government’s suggestion to probe old allegations around the country’s submarine procurement.

April 20, 2018

A First: Malaysia to Deploy Warship for RIMPAC 2018

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Malaysia will send a warship to fully participate in the world’s largest international maritime exercise for the first time.

February 26, 2018

When Will Malaysia Get New Submarines?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though the country continues to eye expanding its fleet, it remains a long way off from achieving that goal.

February 23, 2018

Malaysia-Pakistan Military Ties in the Headlines With Navy Chief Visit

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Both sides continue to explore opportunities to advance their defense ties despite the challenges.
February 17, 2018

New Base Bid Spotlights Malaysia Coast Guard’s Old Resource Challenge

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The agency’s bid to boost its capabilities continues.

January 30, 2018

Japan-Malaysia Defense Relations in the Spotlight with Coast Guard Drills

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Exercises highlight one aspect of ongoing security cooperation between the two countries.

August 30, 2017

Malaysia Launches First Littoral Combat Ship

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The development marks another step taken by the Southeast Asian state to modernize its navy despite significant challenges.

June 29, 2017

What Does Malaysia’s Air Force Need?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country’s air force chief recently reiterated what some of the service’s top priorities are.

June 08, 2017

Malaysia’s Coast Guard Gets New Chief

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Zulkifili bin Abu Bakar has been sworn in as the head of the agency.
June 08, 2017

Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The arrival of the second OPV from Japan this year emphasizes Tokyo’s role in strengthening the Southeast Asian state’s capabilities.

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