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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 3:54 pm 
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2nd-gen NGPV design proposed for Malaysia. Compare to the original Kedah-class/MEKO 100 in service with the Royal Malaysian Navy:




April 16, 2018

Six KEDAH-class NGPVs based on the MEKO 100 design were built by Boustead and entered service with the RMN starting in 2006, the RMN’s 15 to 5 plan calls for another 12 ships of this class though it has long been assumed that these additional 12 ships would be more heavily armed with anti-surface and anti-air missiles which were fitted out for installation on the KEDAH-class but never installed in the end owing to budget considerations.

... Opting for a lesser armed ship puts the second batch NGPV coming in at a projected price of less than RM500 million (U$128 million) a ship. The second batch NGPV will continue to use the MEKO 100 hull which BHIC has an IP license for but the ship’s superstructure will be modified to provide a lower radar cross section profile.

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