Malaysian Defence

Going, Going, Gone?

SHAH ALAM: Going, going, gone? Last January 19, the Defence Ministry announced it had cancelled five contracts for “supply, services, and infrastructure projects”. It did not identify the contracts though but stated that it will implement the projects via a tender process. Checks with industry sources only revealed one of […]

Defence Contract

Beretta SMGs Out in The Wild

SHAH ALAM: Beretta SMGs out in the wild. Back in June, last year, Malaysian Defence posted about the Army putting back into service a Beretta firearm after a break of some 50 years. In the past it was the AR-70 assault rifle but this time around, it’s the Beretta PMX […]

Malaysian Defence

New Army Chief Next Month

SHAH ALAM: The Army – Tentera Darat – will have a new chief next month. Army chief General TS Zamrose Mohd Zain today announced that he will be handing over the post to his successor this March 21. He was speaking at his farewell parade at Kem Iskandar in Mersing, […]


31st Brigade Moving to Bintulu

SHAH ALAM: 31st brigade moving to Bintulu. Army chief General Zamrose Mohd Zain today announced that the 31st Infantry Brigade headquarters will be moving to Bintulu from its present location in Sibu. Bernama quoted him as saying that the move will take place in June, next year. The decision to […]

Malaysian Defence

Nexter Guns Operational

SHAH ALAM: Nexter guns operational. The Army has declared that the Nexter LG1 MKIII 105mm howitzer guns, operated by the 1 Rejimen Artileri Di Raja (1RAD) as fully operational. Army chief Jen Zamrose Mohd Zain made the formal declaration at the Asahan firing range in Gemas, Negri Sembilan on October […]

Malaysian Defence

New Training Facility For the Army

SHAH ALAM: New Army training facility. Army chief Gen Zamrose Mohd Zain has opened a new training facility for Operations in Build Up Area (OBUA) – urban warfare – at the Sempadi firing range in Lundu, Sarawak, located some 100km northwest of Kuching, the capital of the state. The ceremony […]

Malaysian Defence

Hilux GSO and ATVs

SHAH ALAM: The Army has taken delivery of an unknown number of one-tonne general services cargo (GSO) trucks and all-terrain vehicles (ATV) ordered under the urgent operational requirement for Op Benteng. Army chief General Zamrose Mohd Zain inspected the delivered vehicles at the 92 Central Vehicle Depot, Batu Kentomen Camp […]