Equipment of the Royal Malaysian Navy
The equipment of the Royal Malaysian Navy can be subdivided into: vessels, aircraft, munitions, radar, small arms, vehicles, and attire.
All RMN ships carry the prefix KD (Malay: Kapal Di-Raja, literally "Royal Ship"), which is equivalent to "His Majesty's Ship" in English. The training vessel Tunas Samudra, however, carries a KLD prefix (Kapal Layar Di-Raja) to mean "His Majesty's Sailing Ship".
|Scorpéne||Attack Submarine||KD Tunku Abdul Rahman
KD Tun Abdul Razak
|Maharaja Lela||Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)||KD Maharaja Lela
KD Syarif Masahor
KD Raja Mahadi
KD Mat Salleh
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
|2+(4)||Delivery schedule starting in 2019.|
|Laksamana||Corvette||KD Laksamana Hang Nadim
KD Laksamana Tun Abdul Jamil
KD Laksamana Muhammad Amin
KD Laksamana Tan Pusmah
|Offshore Patrol Vessels|
|Kedah||Offshore patrol vessel||KD Kedah
|Keris||Littoral Mission Ship (LMS)||KD Keris
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
|2+(2)||Delivery schedule starting in 2019.
Armament:Including guns,missiles and torpedo according to role.
|Fast attack crafts|
|Perdana||Missile boat||KD Perdana
|Handalan||Missile boat||KD Handalan
|Keris||Gunboat||KD Sri Perlis
KD Sri Johor
|Sri Tiga||Fast troop vessel||KD Sri Tiga
KD Sri Gaya
|CB90||Fast assault craft||Tempur 11
|Mines counter-measure vessels|
|Amphibious warfare ships/Multi-purpose support ships/Auxiliary ships|
|Sri Indera Sakti||Multi-purpose support ship||KD Sri Indera Sakti
|Bunga Mas Lima||Auxiliary ship||KA Bunga Mas Lima
KA Bunga Mas Enam
|Malaysia||2||132m ship with combat and support capabilities.|
|Tun Azizan||Auxiliary ship||KA Tun Azizan||Malaysia||1||102m ship with combat and support capabilities.|
|Submarine rescue ships|
|Mega Bakti||Submarine rescue ship||MV Mega Bakti||Singapore||1|
|Gagah Samudera||Training ship||KD Gagah Samudera
KD Teguh Samudera
| South Korea
|Tunas Samudera||Training ship||KLD Tunas Samudera||UK||1|
|Hydrographic survey vessels|
|Perantau||Hydro ship||KD Perantau||Germany||1|
|Dayang Sari||Hydro ship||MV Dayang Sari||Malaysia||1|
|Aishah||Hydro ship||MV Aishah||Malaysia||1|||
|Westland Lynx||Super Lynx 300||Anti-submarine warfare||UK||6||Equipped with torpedoes or MBDA Sea Skua anti-ship missile and also use as OTHT.|
|Eurocopter Fennec||AS 555SN||Surface surveillance||France||6||Combat and OTHT capable.|
|Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)|
|Scan Eagle||Patrol UAV||USA||12||Transferred from USA.|
Helicopter/ship missiles and ship/submarine torpedoes
|Air-to-surface missile (ASM) and surface-to-air missile (SAM)|
|Sea Skua||Air-to-surface missile||UK||50||Used by Westland Lynx helicopter.|
|Aspide||Surface-to-air missile||Italy||18||Used by Laksamana class corvette.|
|MICA||Point defence missile system, surface-to-air missile||France||unknown||To be installed on Maharaja Lela class frigate/SGPV.|
|Sea Wolf||Guided missile system, surface-to-air missile||UK||65||Used by Lekiu class frigate.|
|Anti-ship missile (AShM) and land-attack missile (LACM)|
|NSM||Anti-ship and land-attack missile||Norway||100 (ordered)||To be installed on Maharaja Lela class frigate/SGPV.|
|Exocet||Anti-ship missile||France||50||MM40 Block 2. Used by Lekiu class frigate and Kasturi class corvette.|
|Otomat||Anti-ship and coastal attack||Italy||48||Otomat Mk 2. Used by Laksamana class corvette.|
|A244-S||Torpedo||Italy||75||Used by Lekiu class frigate,Kasturi class corvette and Laksamana class corvette.|
|Black Shark||Torpedo||Italy||30||Used by Scorpene class submarine.|
|Exocet||Torpedo||France||40||SM39. Used by Scorpene class submarine.|
|Thales Nederland SMART-S Mk.II||Search radar||Netherlands||6||Installed on Maharaja Lela class frigate/SGPV.|
|Ericsson SEA-GIRAFFE||Search radar||Sweden||2||Installed on Lekiu class frigate.|
|TRS-3D||Search radar||Germany||6||Installed on Kedah class corvette/NGPV.|
The standard weapons of all RMN personnel is Glock 17, Heckler & Koch P9S service pistols, M4 carbines, M16 rifles and FN MAG 58 general purpose machine guns. The RMN PASKAL units are often equipped with the most common specialised firearms including combat shotguns, submachine guns, assault rifles, carbines, sniper rifles, light machine guns, and grenade-based weapons that are generally found in most counter-terrorist tactical teams. The following are some of the weapons of the RMN ground forces:
|Glock||Pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Austria||Glock 17
|Glock 17 is the standard service pistol for navy personnel.|
Glock 18C to Glock 34 is used by PASKAL.
|P9||Pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Germany||P9S||Limited service.|
|P11||Underwater Pistol||7.62×36mm||Germany||P11||Used by PASKAL.|
|P30||Pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Germany||P30||Used by PASKAL.|
|SP1||Pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||South Africa||SP1||Limited service.|
|FP6||Shotgun||12 bore||Italy||FP6||Used by PASKAL.|
|M870||Shotgun||12-gauge||USA||M870||Used by PASKAL as a breaching shotgun.|
|M1100||Shotgun||12-gauge||USA||M1100||Used by PASKAL.|
|MP5||Submachine gun||9×19mm Parabellum||Germany||MP5A5
|The weapon comes in multiple variants, from the standard MP5A5, MP5K-A5, MP5N and the suppressed MP5SD6. Used by PASKAL in night operations, close quarters (especially VBSS/GOPLATS), hostage rescue, and escort. A standard MP5A5 has been fitted with an RM Equipment M203PI grenade launcher.|
|MP7||Submachine gun||HK 4.6×30mm||Germany||MP7A1
|Used by PASKAL.|
|P90||Submachine gun||FN 5.7×28mm||Belgium||P90||Used by PASKAL.|
|UMP||Submachine gun||.45 ACP||Germany||UMP45||Used by PASKAL.|
|M4||Carbine||5.56×45mm NATO|| USA
|Standard service rifle for Malaysian Armed Forces|
Equipped with SOPMOD kit features a shortened quick-detachable M203 grenade launcher and leaf sight, an Insight Technologies AN/PEQ-2A visible laser/infrared designator, along with ECOS-N optical sight (a variant of the Aimpoint CompM2) and a night vision sight. Used by PASKAL.
|M16||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||USA||M16A1||Still in used reservists or ceremonial only.|
|AK-100||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Russia||AK-101
|Used by PASKAL. Limited service.|
|G36||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Germany||G36C
|Used by PASKAL.|
|Used by PASKAL.|
|M8||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO|| Germany
|Used by PASKAL. Available in four variants: the XM8 Compact Carbine or PDW, XM8 Carbine, Automatic Rifle, Designated marksmen rifle and Light machine gun.|
|Ameli||Light machine gun||5.56×45mm NATO||Spain||Ameli||Standard general purpose machine gun. Used by PASKAL.|
|Minimi||Light machine gun||5.56×45mm NATO||Belgium||Minimi||Belt-fed but can be used with STANAG magazines. Standard squad automatic weapon. Used by PASKAL.|
|MG4||Light machine gun||5.56×45mm NATO||Germany||MG4-KE||Standard squad automatic weapon, in service since 2010. Used by PASKAL.|
|MAG||General purpose machine gun||7.62×51mm NATO||Belgium||MAG||Standard general purpose machine gun. Used by all branches of the Royal Malaysian Navy. It can be attached to both navy assault vessels and tripods.|
|SS-77||General purpose machine gun||7.62×51mm NATO||South Africa||SS-77||Standard general purpose machine gun. Mounted on PASKAL's Rigid Hull Fender Boat (RHFB).|
|M2||Heavy machine gun||.50 BMG||USA||M2HB
|Mounted on vessels or tripods.|
Anti-aircraft machine gun, mounted on navy helicopters.
|Designated marksman rifle (DMR) and Sniper rifles|
|AR-50||Anti-materiel rifle||.50 BMG||USA||AR-50||Used by PASKAL.|
|AW||Sniper rifle||.308 Winchester||UK||AW||Used by PASKAL.|
|AW50||Anti-materiel rifle||.50 BMG||UK||AW50||Standard long range and anti-materiel sniper rifle. Used by PASKAL as counter-sniper.|
|DSR-1||Sniper rifle||.308 Winchester||Germany||DSR-1||Used by PASKAL.|
|HK417||Sharpshooter rifle||7.62×51mm NATO||Germany||HK417||Used by PASKAL.|
|MSG-90||Sharpshooter rifle||7.62×51mm NATO||Germany||MSG-90A1||Used by PASKAL.|
|M24||Designated marksman rifle||7.62×51mm NATO||USA||M40A1||Used by PASKAL.|
|M14||Sharpshooter rifle||7.62×51mm NATO||USA||M14||Limited service.|
|RC-50||Anti-materiel rifle||.50 BMG||USA||RC-50F||Standard long range and anti-materiel sniper rifle. Used by PASKAL as counter-sniper.|
|AG36||Grenade launcher||40×46mm SR||Germany||AG36||Single-shot underbarrel grenade launcher. Attached to HK416, G36 and XM8 some in stand-alone system. Used by PASKAL.|
|M320||Grenade launcher||40×46mm SR||Germany||M320||Single-shot underbarrel grenade launcher. Attached to M4A1, HK416, G36 and XM8 some in stand-alone system. Used by PASKAL.|
|HK GMG||Automatic grenade launcher||40x53mm||Germany||GMG||Has a 320rpm rate of fire and an effective range of 1,500 m (4,900 ft)-2,000 m (6,600 ft). It is used for the suppression of enemy infantry and can be mounted on PASKAL assault boats and tripods.|
|M203||Grenade launcher||40×46mm SR||USA||M203
|Single-shot underbarrel grenade launcher. Attached to M4/M4A1 (M203A1/A2), MP5A5 (M203PI) and M16A1 (M203).|
|Mk 3||HE grenade||USA||Mk3A2|
|Mk 141 Mod 0||Flashbang||USA|
|AN M18||Smoke grenade||USA|
|Digitalise grey camouflage||The Royal Malaysian Navy (Malay: Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia, TLDM) introduces the new digital camo pattern during 59th Merdeka Day Parade on 31 August 2016.|
|Harimau Gurun desert pattern||It is a variant of Malay Tigerstripe Woodland pattern but with earth-brown stripes on a light green and sand-coloured background.|
|Working Dress Uniform|
|Agosta class||Submarine||Ouessant (S623)||France||1||Used submarine transferred by French Navy to Royal Malaysian Navy.RMN operated this submarine before the commissioning of new Scorpene class submarine.Now this submarine used as museum ship.|
|KD Hang Tuah (Second Generation||Frigate||KD Hang Tuah (F76)||UK||1||KD Hang Tuah (F76) used as museum ship.|
|KD Hang Tuah (First Generation)||Frigate||KD Hang Tuah (F433)||UK||1||Scrapped|
|KD Rahmat||Frigate||KD Rahmat (F24)||UK||1||Scrapped|
|Musytari class||Offshore patrol vessel||KD Musytari
|Malaysia||2||Transferred to Malaysian Coast Guard|
|Keris class||Patrol vessel||KD Keris
|Multi-purpose support ships/Amphibious warfare ships|
|KD Sri Inderapura||Landing Ship Tank||KD Sri Inderapura||USA||1||Scrapped|
|Hydrographic survey vessels|
|KD Mutiara||Hydro ship||KD Mutiara||Malaysia||1||Retired on 20 July 2018|
|Westland Wasp||Anti-submarine warfare||Wasp MK 1||UK||12|
In the late 1980s, another renovation was taken by the Royal Malaysian Navy. Four Laksamana class corvettes were purchased from Italy. These compact ships were originally built for Iraq, but were not delivered due to international sanctions put in place against Iraq. A prominent addition to the fleet were two Lekiu class frigates. Based on the YARROW F2000 design, the two 2,300-ton frigates are armed with Exocet MM40 II SSM and the Sea Wolf VLS point defence SAM system with accommodation for one Westland Super Lynx helicopter. Malaysia had planned to add new batch of Lekiu frigates but this was cancelled in August 2009. Complementing the two Lekiu frigates are two German-built Kasturi class corvettes which were delivered in the early 1980s. Royal Malaysian Navy also purchased six Kedah class OPV and a batch of Keris class littoral mission ship to boost the fleet. In addition, the construction of six new Maharaja Lela class frigate also will make the Royal Malaysian Navy as a formidable power in the region.
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