Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines target ISIS in trilateral air patrols

Defense News – Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have officially marked the launch of trilateral air patrols over the troubled waters of the Sulu Sea.

Japan Plans To Donate Decommissioned P-3C Patrol Aircraft To Malaysia

Defense World – Japan is looking to gift its decommissioned military patrol aircraft P-3Cs to Malaysia to help the South East Asian country effectively guard the South China Sea.

Malaysian Navy – No Evidence China Patrolled Near Malaysia

USNI News – Malaysian military officials are disputing a claim made in Chinese state media that three People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ships conducted a Jan. 26 patrol around James Shoal — 58 miles off the coast of the island nation.

Malaysian Navy – Royal Malaysian Navy Gowind class Corvettes for LCS program to be fitted with stealth 57mm Guns

Navy Recognition – The latest updates on the Malaysian LCS program.

Malaysian Navy – Malaysia Becomes First Export Customer for Gowind

Defense Technology International – DCNS, through its local partner in Malaysia, Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS), has won its first export contract for a Gowind ship. The €2.14 bn deal has been signed by BNS with the Malaysian government for six Gowind-class corvettes, the biggest of the Gowind family developed on its own funds by the French military naval systems group.

Malaysian Navy – Malaysia navy foils ship hijack attempt, seizes pirates

BBC – Malaysia says its navy commandos have foiled an attempted hijacking of a ship in the Gulf of Aden, rescuing 23 crew and capturing seven Somali pirates.

Malaysian Navy – Malaysia Takes Delivery of Its First Ever Submarine

Defense Technology InternationalMalaysia Takes Delivery of Its First Ever Submarine

Malaysia took delivery today of its first ever submarine: a Scorpene built by French military shipyard DCNS in partnership with Spanish shipyard Navantia.

Malaysian Navy – Malaysia deploys navy to Somalia

BBC – Malaysia is sending three navy ships to the coast of Somalia to protect merchant vessels from piracy.

Malaysian Navy – Protection for submarines

New Straits Times – The Royal Malaysian Navy is looking at acquiring the capability of protecting its two Scorpene diesel-electric submarines.

Malaysian Navy – Submarine Sonar Operators Play It By The Ear

Bernama – A look at the training required to take the Malaysian Navy’s new submarine, the Agosta-class Ouessant, to sea.

Malaysian Navy – First-Time Submariners, But Adapting Well

Bernama – Life aboard the Ouessant, the Agosta-class submarine used by Malaysia’s first batch of submariners for initial training.

Malaysian Navy – Navies pledge better communication

New Straits Times – The navies of Malaysia and Indonesia today pledged to avoid a recurrence of last Friday’s incident in which two warships brushed sides while patrolling disputed waters near Pulau Sipadan.

Malaysian Navy – Patrolling of disputed area will continue

New Strait Times – Malaysian naval ships will continue patrolling the disputed maritime border in the Sulawesi Sea.