The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has selected the Terma SCANTER 6000 X-band 2D solid state radar as their combined navigation and helicopter control radar for their two Lekiu-class frigates mid-life modernization and service life extension.
The SCANTER 6000 radar will also provide a data feed to the BAE System Nautis combat system on the frigates.
The two 2,270 ton Lekiu-class frigates were commissioned in 1999 and are now undergoing a mid-life modernization and service life extension. The radar is being be integrated with the Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine Vision Master automatic radar plotting aid display system.
The RMN has also selected the SCANTER 6000 for its two new MPCSS (Multi-Purpose Common Support Ship) support ships.