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Royal Malaysian Navy Frigates
 
 
Gowind class SGPV LCS Frigate - Royal Malaysian Navy
The Royal Malaysian Navy Second Generation Patrol Vessel (SGPV), also referred to as Littoral combat ships (LCS) are a class of six stealth frigates currently being built in Malaysia by Boustead (BHIC) based on DCNS Gowind 2500 design. Construction of the first vessel of the class started at the end of 2014 with a delivery expected for 2017 or 2018. Based on a corvette design, the Gowind LCS are considered frigates because of their increase size and displacement and will bring a significant capability step to the Royal Malaysian Navy.
The Royal Malaysian Navy Second Generation Patrol Vessel (SGPV), also referred to as Littoral combat ships (LCS) are a class of six stealth frigates currently being built in Malaysia by Boustead (BHIC) based on DCNS Gowind 2500 design. Construction of the first vessel of the class started at the end of 2014 with a delivery expected for 2017 or 2018. Based on a corvette design, the Gowind LCS are considered frigates because of their increase size and displacement and will bring a significant capability step to the Royal Malaysian Navy.