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THE US Navy has delivered the first of three Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) CN-235 transport aircraft converted to a maritime patrol platform.
This comes just three-and-a-half years after the US signed a letter of offer and acceptance to begin increasing the capability and interoperability of US and Malaysian forces.
In a statement, the US Navy said the effort was facilitated by the US Navy’s Building Partner Capacity programme, aligned with the US government’s Maritime Security Initiative.
The initiative is intended to assist the Malaysian government in increasing maritime security and maritime domain awareness within the Malaysian Exclusive Economic Zone.,
“The Malaysian CN-235 programme will be a significant force multiplier to an indigenous Malaysian intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability,” its Security Cooperation Office at the Naval Air Systems Command director, Ron Weinberger, said.
He said this will directly support joint Malaysian and US efforts to ensure global security in the Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility.
The project’s CN-235s were flown to Indonesia for completion and testing in September 2020 amid Covid-19 restrictions, and the first flight took place last October.
Work on the two remaining CN-235 aircraft and multiple ground stations continues and is expected to be completed this year, the statement read.
The CN-235 is a medium-range twin-engine transport aircraft manufactured by the Indonesian aerospace company PT Dirgantara and Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA of Spain. – Bernama, August 7, 2022.