Royal Malaysian Navy receives first Chinese-built Littoral Mission Ship

China has handed over the first of four Keris-class Littoral Mission Ships (LMSs) on order for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN).

The handover of Keris (with pennant number 111) took place in a ceremony held on 31 December at the facilities of Wuchang Shipbuilding at Qidong, near Shanghai, according to an RMN statement issued that same day.

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        , Malaysia’s first LMS is seen here before its launch at Wuhan, China, in April 2019. The warship was handed over to the RMN on 31 December in a ceremony held at Qidong near Shanghai.

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