Defence Contract

High End Military Water Craft For Paskal

SHAH ALAM: The RMN has issued two separate quotation notices for the procurement, delivery and supply of two “high end military water craft” for its special forces unit – Paskal. The first notice was for the Paskal unit based at the Lumut naval base. The notice was published on March […]

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

Rebreathers for Paskal

SHAH ALAM: Rebreathers for Paskal. Last month, Malaysian Defence posted a story on RMN’s special forces unit – Pasukan Khas Laut (Paskal) – getting new equipment from sub-machine guns, parachutes and close circuit breathing apparatus (CCBA). The CCBA is (from Wikipedia) a class of underwater breathing apparatus which recirculate the […]

Malaysian Defence

M4 Carbines, Glock G17s for Paskal

SHAH ALAM: The RMN Special Forces Unit – Pasukan Khas Laut (PASKAL) is getting M4 Carbines and Glock G17 Gen. 4 semi-automatic pistols, courtesy of the United States. The weapons are part of more than 900 items to be donated including bullet proof vests; spotting scopes and hand-held Thales radios. […]

Defence Contract

More Sniper Rifles For Paskal

SHAH ALAM: More sniper rifles for Paskal. The navy special forces unit – Pasukan Khas Laut (Paskal) is getting ten sniper rifles of different types courtesy of six separate quotation notices published within the last four months or so. As the specifications for the weapons were not made public we […]

Malaysian Defence

Fast Combat Boats or FICs?

SHAH ALAM: In his new year message to the service, RMN chief Admiral Reza Sany said that in 2020 the navy took delivery of 11 rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIB), one multi-purpose boat (MPB) and six Fast Combat Boats (FCB) for Op Benteng operations. We know the RHIBs were delivered […]