KD Tunku Abdul Rahman (photo : KLSReview)
Malaysia's first submarine, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman (KD TAR) has arrived home in the Malacca Strait following a 55 day journey from France, ahead of its official welcoming ceremony in Port Klang on 3 September.
Two submarines has bought, the second submarine expected to arrive in March 2010 (photo : Daylife)
Captained by Commander Zulhelmy Ithnain and manned by a crew of 35, the KD TAR will be at the Pulau Indah naval base until 4 September, before sailing to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) base in Lumut.
Malaysian Government announced that two "Scorpene" class diesel-electric submarines, the real cost is 1 billion 84.11 million euros. (photo : Daylife).