Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the objects were more than 1,550 miles southwest of Australia, near where other satellites previously detected objects.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data shows that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into the southern Indian Ocean.
A freighter used searchlights early Friday to scan rough seas in one of the remotest places on Earth after satellite images detected possible pieces from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean.
Officials in Malaysia are now saying they believe the missing plane’s movements following takeoff were deliberate but stopped short of saying it was hijacked.
Federal Judge Loretta Preska pointed to the need for a strong message of deterrence.