Malaysian Navy Test Fires Missiles

31 July 2011 (Last Updated July 31st, 2011 18:30)

The Royal Malaysian Navy has test-fired two missiles, an Exocet MM40 and a Sea Skua, off Sabah waters, Malaysia. The missiles were fired by navy vessel KD Lekir and a Super Lynx helicopter respectively, before hitting the surface target. The test demonstrated the capability of the

The Royal Malaysian Navy has test-fired two missiles, an Exocet MM40 and a Sea Skua, off Sabah waters, Malaysia.

The missiles were fired by navy vessel KD Lekir and a Super Lynx helicopter respectively, before hitting the surface target.

The test demonstrated the capability of the weapons and the readiness of the navy's operations, reported the Malaysian Star.

The test firing was conducted during a week-long military sea training exercise involving six ships, two submarines and four helicopters.