Rheinmetall Wins Contract to Equip Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs

first_img View post tag: Malaysian Equipment & technology Rheinmetall Wins Contract to Equip Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs View post tag: LCSs The Rheinmetall Group, which has recently booked a number of important air defence contracts,  will be equipping Malaysia with a total of twelve fire control radars (TMX/EO Mk2) and six electro-optical systems (TMEO Mk2) for six new patrol boats. This is a breakthrough order for a new generation of high-performance systems whose basic components were all developed in-house.Together with spare parts and training, the order also includes a transfer of know-how to Malaysia, which will enable local industry to take an active part in the project. Delivery of the systems will commence in 2015 and continue through to 2020.The Malaysian Navy’s new “Second Generation Patrol Vessels Littoral Combat Ships” (SGPV LCS), play a significant role in safeguarding regional sea lanes, where piracy poses a major threat to commercial shipping. Fire control technology from Rheinmetall will form a crucial element in the OPV’s shipboard technology, controlling the vessel’s primary and secondary armament. This important order underscores Rheinmetall’s increasing importance as a supplier of advanced technology to the world’s navies.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, January 24, 2013; Image: dcns View post tag: News by topic Share this article View post tag: Rheinmetall View post tag: Navalcenter_img View post tag: contract View post tag: Equip View post tag: Navy View post tag: wins Back to overview,Home naval-today Rheinmetall Wins Contract to Equip Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs January 24, 2013 View post tag: SGPVlast_img

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