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First Scorpene Submarine for Royal Malaysian Navy

Following 90 days of Lorient-based trials, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman, the first DCNS-designed Scorpene submarine for the Royal Malaysian Navy, has now returned to Cherbourg for a post-trials refit....
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First Scorpene Submarine for Brazil Ready to Ship

Industries / Military : Defence Talk (3 years ago)

France: Yesterday at its Cherbourg centre DCNS started the last joining of sections of the first Scorpene submarine for Brazil. The welding of sections 3 and 4, a key step for assembling the forward part of the submarine, is a stron... Read Post

RMN Gets a Submarine

Military / US Military : Information Dissemination (5 years ago)

The latest WIFR has a good article on the Royal Malaysian Navy's acquisition of its first submarine (no link, unfortunately). The first of two Scorpene class boats, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman (named after the Father of Malaysian Independ... Read Post

Malaysian Scorpene-type submarine Undergoes Sea Trials

Industries / Military : Defence Talk (5 years ago)

Royal Malaysian Navy Scorpene-type submarine Tunku Abdul Rahman has completed its first sea trials off the Malaysian coast following scheduled maintenance at its home port. The trials confirm the boat's readiness for underwater serv... Read Post


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