PGA Getting New Guns – DSA 2018 Shorts

KUALA LUMPUR: The General Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Am (PGA) is replacing the legendary Colt M16A1 assault rifle with another Colt fiream, the Advance Colt Carbine – Monolithic (ACC-M). The first batch of some 3000 ACC-M has already been delivered by SMEO last year while another batch of around […]


SB Chief Appointed IGP

SHAH ALAM: Special Branch Director Datuk Seri Fuzi Haron took over as the Inspector General of Police today. Fuzi assumed the IGP post from retiring Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar at a ceremony at the police training centre at Jalan Semarak in Kuala Lumpur. Fuzi, a career SB officer who […]

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Time to Move on From HK

SHAH ALAM: Time to move on from Heckler & Koch. In my post in Oct. 21. 2014, I wrote about the MMEA tender for small arms. The tender documents specifically stated that they wanted the HK416 A5s, HK UMPs and CZ pistols. I am told the numbers are small but […]


In Remembrance: Tan Sri Yuen Yet Leng

SHAH ALAM: ONE of the greatest police officers in Malaysian history, Tan Sri Yuen Yet Leng died this morning. He was 88. From Bernama: KUALA LUMPUR: Police officer extraordinaire Tan Sri Yuen Yuet Leng who played an instrumental role in the historic 1989 Haadyai Peace Accord that witnessed the end […]

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The Armed Forces and Demos

PETALING JAYA: I know this will be a contentious issue. I am always wary of dragging politics into military and defence discussions. However, as the Armed Forces, most probably the Army will be dragged into this, it is also inevitable that somehow we need to discuss the issue. The issue […]

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Happy 200th Birthday PDRM

On Sunday, March 25, is the 25th anniversary of the Royal Malaysian Police or Polis DiRaja Malaysia (PDRM) As the premier law enforcement agency in Malaysia it is also part of the Malaysian defence equation. Its Special Branch is the FBI/CIA or MI5/MI6 equivalent in Malaysia. In its 200th year, […]