Defence Contract

Spanish LAW RFB

SHAH ALAM: The Defence Ministry has published a request for bids for the supply and delivery of the light anti-tank weapon (LAW) C90 for the Army. The RFB for the Spanish made Instalanza C90 LAW is for 780 units. This will be the biggest anti-tank weapon purchase in recent memory. […]

Defence Contract

Changes to Special Operations Vehicle

SHAH ALAM: In the recent post on equipment delivered to the Army, Malaysian Defence stated that the Cendana Auto SF-21X Special Operations Vehicle (SOV) looked slightly different from the one that was displayed at DSA 2022. I was told this by people who attended the show as I did not […]

Merdeka Day

GGK SIG-MPX Sub Guns in the Wild

SHAH ALAM: GGK Sig-Sauer MPX sub machine guns in the wild. At the Merdeka Day parade on August 31, the GGK brought out its newly acquired Sig-Sauer MPX sub-machine guns. The sub-machine guns were carried by GGK operators clad in black coverall in the parade (see below). As reported previously […]

Defence Contract

More Stuff For The Army, June 2023

SHAH ALAM: The Army’s Kumpulan Ordnans (Ordnance Group) has issued three separate notices of quotation for the supply and delivery of diver propulsion vehicle (DPV), scanning sonar system and global positioning system (GPS). The notices were published on June 23 and closes on June 30, which means bidders have only […]

Joint Force Headquarters

H&K All The Way

SHAH ALAM: IT appears that the Pasukan Khas Laut (Paskal) will continue to use their H&K MP5 sub-machine guns even if they are supplied with other firearms like the Berretta PMX sub-machine gun. The importance of the MP5 to Paskal was demonstrated yet again when a Paskal team together with […]

Defence Contract

GGK Sub-Gun Tender Awarded

SHAH ALAM: GGK sub-machine gun tender which was published last September has been awarded to Flumen Technologies Sdn Bhd, a company which is part of Flumen Holdings. The company is operating out of Setiawangsa in Kuala Lumpur. A check with the Eperolehan website today showed that Flumen Technologies was awarded […]

Defence Contract

End of An Era?

SHAH ALAM: End of an era. It appears that the GGK counter-terrorism unit will be re-equipped with a new submachine gun replacing its venerable HK MP-5s. The MP-5s are used by the GGK’s CT unit as it preferred weapon though in some demonstrations the operators were armed with the Colt […]

Tentera Darat

Retender for GGK RIV

SHAH ALAM: Retender for GGK RIV. It appears that the Rapid Intervention Vehicle for the GGK has been retendered. The tender for the RIV was published on March 10 on the Kementerian Pertahanan website only and not the government e-tender page. As the ministry website does not give access to […]