Defence Contract

Its the Guardian Extreme for GOF APC

SHAH ALAM: In late April, Malaysian Defence reported that Global Komited Sdn Bhd – a subsidiary of the Weststar Group – was awarded the Letter of Award for the tender of four armoured personnel carriers (APC) for the General Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Am of the police. As the […]

Defence Contract

Army on the Move, 2024

SHAH ALAM: It appears that the equipment, vehicles, and firearms which the Army took delivery has been distributed down to its units. We can see the combat boats, rubber dinghies and boat trailers with Army units already. The other items, vehicles from three-tonne trucks to weapon carriers could now be […]

Joint Force Headquarters

Malbatt Disposing Retired B-Class Vehicles

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian unit in UNIFIL – Malbatt 10 – is disposing of its B-class (unarmoured) vehicles which were retired following the acceptance of new ones. The disposal of the Land Rover FFR vehicles and five-tonne trucks were conducted by the element workshop of the unit and Lebanese contractors. […]

Malaysian Defence

Cendana Auto FFR in Lebanon

SHAH ALAM: Cendana Auto FFR in Lebanon. Back in January 2021, Malaysian Defence reported that Cendana Auto will be supplying 20 Fitted For Radio (FFR) 4X4 vehicles for the Joint Forces Command (JFC). The Cendana Auto vehicles are meant to replace the Land Rover FFR in service with the Malaysian […]

Defence Contract

More New Stuff for The Army, October 2022

SHAH ALAM: The Army has taken delivery of more new equipment – mostly trucks and support weapons – at a ceremony held today. Among the trucks delivered are three Scania prime movers, described as Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck- Multi Cargo Palletised System (HEMTT); 10 Iveco five-tonners and 40 Hilux […]

Defence Contract

Going Down The Road

SHAH ALAM: Going down the road. As you are all aware, the bulk of the Army one-tonne 4X4 vehicles – from GS Cargo , ambulance, and FFR variants- used to be the Land Rover Defender 110s. These have been supplemented within the last 10 years or so by the Weststar […]

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Cendana Auto FFR In the Wild

SHAH ALAM: Cendana Auto FFR in the wild. It appears that the Cendana Auto FFR vehicles has been distributed to units of Tentera Darat though it is unclear to which units it is already in service with. The first vehicles were officially delivered in March this year. One unit likely […]

Defence Contract

MTO Tenders From Goose Rounds to Boat Trailers

SHAH ALAM: MTO tenders from Goose rounds to Boat Trailers. In the last week before Hari Raya, the Eperolehan website issued separate tenders for Goose and RPG rounds, 155mm round electronic time fuses, shipping for Unifil trucks and boat trailers. The 84mm recoilless rifle rounds (HE) will be shipped from […]

Malaysian Defence

More FFR Part 2

SHAH ALAM: Last year, Malaysian Defence posted a story on a tender for 153 Fitted For Radio (FFR) vehicles for the Army. The tender came some two years after the Army floated another tender for 40 FFR which was awarded to Cendana Auto Sdn Bhd in 2020. Cendana Auto was […]

Defence Contract

Trucks, FFR, LMG and Sniper Rifles For Army

SHAH ALAM: Trucks, FFR, LMG and Sniper Rifles for the Army. Back in early 2021, Malaysian Defence wrote on Cendana Auto getting the contract for the supply of 148 4X4 vehicles in four configurations for the Army. The four configurations are Fitted For Radio (FFR); Special Operations; Weapons Carrier and […]