Combat Fleets

Wertheim, Eric
July 2006
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2006, Vol. 132 Issue 7, p92
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information on the combat fleets program of Malaysia. Its Meko-100 class patrol craft program has started in the 1990s with the signing of the letter of intent in February 1999 for the initial six units. Later the construction contract of the program was signed in November 2000. As part of improving their fleet strategy, they have joined in the Swedish Navy by the Gotland-class submarines that have Sterling AIP units. In March 2006, they purchased Type 212A submarine, Salvatore Todaro from Italy.


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