To bost its war capability, malaysian navy (TLDM) conduct integrated maritim drill in south china sea and semarang peninjau. During this drill malaysia include their very new submarine, TD Abdul Rahman. Likely this exercise its to test TLDM readiness in south china sea as china navy also show its interest in this disputed area. Even TLDM is relative small navy (if we compared with china navy, very-very strong navy if we compare with indonesia, philipine, vietname), but its equipped with the latest technology on sea war.
In naval exercise before (taming sari exercise), KD Abdul rahman succefull conduct test firing. Exocet missile (tipe38) hit intended target in range about 40 km, KD Abdul rahman fire its missile while submerged.