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Patrol Vessels of the Royal Malaysian Navy - Frigates of the Royal Malaysian Navy, Kedah Class Offshore Patrol Vessels, Kd Hang Tuah (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Patrol Vessels of the Royal Malaysian Navy - Frigates of the Royal Malaysian Navy, Kedah Class Offshore Patrol Vessels, Kd Hang...

Patrol Vessels of the Royal Malaysian Navy - Frigates of the Royal Malaysian Navy, Kedah Class Offshore Patrol Vessels, Kd Hang Tuah (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Frigates of the Royal Malaysian Navy, Kedah Class Offshore Patrol Vessels, Kd Hang Tuah, Hms Loch Insh, Kd Perak, Kd Kedah, Kd Pahang, Kd Terengganu, Kd Kelantan, Kd Selangor. Excerpt: Combat System: Atlas Elektronik COSYS-110 M1/ARGOSSearch radar:EADS TRS-3D/ 16ESNavigation radar:Fire control radars:Oerlikon Contraves TMX/EO electro-optic fire directorThermal Imager: Rheinmetall TMEO Mk2 Integrated Communications System:The Kedah class is a class of offshore patrol vessels (OPV) of the Royal Malaysian Navy and named after the lead ship of the class, 171 KD Kedah. The Kedah class is based on the Meko 100 RMN not Meko A-100 design by Blohm + Voss. A total of 27 ships was planned, with only six having been ordered from Malaysian builders. Since it is result of the New Generation Patrol Vessel (NGPV) programme, it is also referred to as "New Generation Patrol Vessels" or "NGPVs". The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) in the 1990s identified the need to replace the Vosper Thornycroft built patrol boats that were being used, as these inshore patrol boats were not competent for the future and tend to age after a service life of 30 years. These Vosper built boats are 103 foot built patrol crafts commissioned in the 1960s. They were armed with 2 x 40mm HA 70 Bofors guns mounted fore and aft, powered by Maybach Diesel engines with a design speed of 27 knots. The RMN proposed the Next Generation Patrol Vessel (NGPV) programme as the replacement of the old boats. After received approval from Malaysian Government, the RMN ran a competition for the design of the new class of patrol ships in 1996. The German Naval Group consortium was adjudged the winner, beating off final competitors, the Australian Transfield Group and British Shipyards Vosper Thornycroft and... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=6602962

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-18575-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-18575-8
Barcode: 9781158185757

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