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Royal Malaysian Navy (2024)


Current Active Inventory: 44 Fleet Units


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The following represents an overview of the modern naval fighting capabilities of the Royal Malaysian Navy (2024). The service currently counts 44 total units in its active naval inventory. This total includes frontline commissioned vessels but excludes smaller patrol vessels, auxiliary / survey ships, replenishment, and historical ceremonial types. The WDMMW review takes into account specific categories of warships covering attack, defense, and general support designs. Inventory numbers and related unit types are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "On Order" totals found at the bottom of this article are related to any future hulls currently under procurement/construction though said hulls may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons.

Updated: 11/29/2023 | © www.WDMMW.org




Total Hulls: 44

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TvR
25.7
TrueValue Rating takes incorporates strengths/weaknesses matched against the highest-rated service ( USN (323.9).
Global Rank
32 /39
Global Rank as compared to national powers of WDMMW. 39 total naval services from 39 nations are tracked. View Current Ranks.
Force Concentration

Carriers: 0 units
Submarines: 2 units
Fleet Core: 40 units
Amphib Asslt: 2 units
Force Balance

AVERAGE

Fleet covers basic operating requirements by addressing primary categories.

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Hull Prefix
"KD"
Established
1934
(90 yrs ago)
as the "Royal Malaysian Navy"
Median Hull Age
28.5
Years
Hull Age Visualization

Unit Age Color Key




0 to 15yrs

16 to 25yrs

26 to 30yrs

>30yrs




Submarines (2)


Hulls developed for undersea/submersible operation; nuclear-powered or conventionally-powered.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
15yrs
T.Abdul Rahman
- - -
Scorpene-class
14yrs
T.Adbul Razak
- - -
Scorpene-class

Total Units: 2 (5%)


NOTES: Scorpene-class boats carry inherent ability to launch EXOCET anti-ship missiles.




Frigates (3)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than Destroyers, though larger than corvettes, having Blue Water capabilities.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
0yrs
Maharaja Lela
2501
Maharaja-class
25yrs
Jebat
FFG29
Lekiu-class
25yrs
Lekiu
FFG30
Lekiu-class

Total Units: 3 (7%)


NOTES: Five total hulls are planned for the new Maharaja-class frigate group.




Corvettes (6)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than frigates but larger than OPVs, capable of operating independently or as part of the main fighting fleet.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
40yrs
Kasturi
F25
Kasturi-class
40yrs
Lekir
F26
Kasturi-class
27yrs
L.Hang Nadim
F134
Laksamana-class
27yrs
L.Tun Abdul Jamil
F135
Laksamana-class
25yrs
L.Muhammad Amin
F136
Laksamana-class
25yrs
L.Tan Pusmah
F137
Laksamana-class

Total Units: 6 (14%)




Mine Warfare (4)


Hulls outfitted for the purpose of mine countermeasures/countermine warfare.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
39yrs
Mahamiru
11
Mahamiru-class
39yrs
Jerai
12
Mahamiru-class
39yrs
Ledang
13
Mahamiru-class
39yrs
Kinabalu
14
Mahamiru-class

Total Units: 4 (9%)




Offshore Patrol Vessels (27)


Hulls defined as OPVs and outfitted for the purpose of close-to-shore defense / deterrence.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
18yrs
Kedah
F171
Kedah-class
18yrs
Pahang
F172
Kedah-class
15yrs
Perak
F173
Kedah-class
15yrs
Terengganu
F174
Kedah-class
14yrs
Kelantan
F175
Kedah-class
14yrs
Selangor
F176
Kedah-class
4yrs
Keris
111
Keris-class
3yrs
Sundang
112
Keris-class
3yrs
Badik
113
Keris-class
2yrs
Rencong
114
Keris-class
52yrs
Perdana
4 Hulls
Perdana-class
46yrs
Handalan
4 Hulls
Handalan-class
48yrs
Jerung
6 Hulls
Jerung-class
12yrs
Keris
4 Hulls
Keris-class
23yrs
Sri Tiga
2 Hulls
Sri Tiga-class

Total Units: 27 (61%)




Amphibious Assault (2)


Hulls designed specifically for the support of amphibious-minded, offshore / close-to-shore operations.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
44yrs
S.Indera Sakti
1503
Sri Indera Sakti-class
41yrs
Mahawangsa
1504
Sri Indera Sakti-class

Total Units: 2 (5%)




On Order (4)


Hulls set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).

Syarif Masahor
Frigate
Raja Mahadi
Frigate
Mat Salleh
Frigate
Tok Janggut
Frigate

Total Units: 4


On Order Commitment: 4 Units


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