Marine Police Got New Boats

SHAH ALAM: The Marine police got new boats. The Marine Police on May 2 accepted the delivery of two unit of fast assault craft, designated as PC class patrol craft from Gading Marine, a member of Gading Group. The two boats are called PC 31 and PC 32. “The addition […]

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More Stuff for PDRM

SHAH ALAM: More Stuff for PDRM. As mentioned in the earlier 2019 budget post, almost no details are revealed about the procurement plans for the the military, MMEA and other agencies. The budget document for the police however reveal somewhat more of its procurement plans though it remain sparse compared […]

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SP Holder Promoted As VAT 69 CO

SHAH ALAM: SP holder promoted as VAT 69 commander. Malaysian Defence is late to this but on 18th Oct, the police announced that ACP Abdul Mohd Yusof, honoured with the country’s highest federal award – the Seri Pahlawan Gagah Perkasa (SP) for his bravery in the 2000 Al Maunah incident […]


Back To The Future

SHAH ALAM: Back to the future. It appears that the marine police will likely roll back its operations and return to its authorised role entrusted to it in June, 2011 to patrol up to the shoreline, rivers, islands and lakes. Although the police has not officially announced that the marine […]

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Four More AW139s For Police

SHAH ALAM: Four more AW139s for Police. The police is getting four more AW139s, adding to the two already in service, says IGP Puzi Harun today. One of the four will be delivered this May with the other three to be delivered, in batches, before 2020. Puzi announced the new […]

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Emergency Gallery Visit

SHAH ALAM: Emergency Gallery. During a a recent trip down south, my family and me visited the Emergency Gallery located at Bukit Kepong, Johor. The gallery was opened by the Sultan of Johor on the Feb. 23, 2017, 67 years after the attack on the police station at Bukit Kepong […]

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Lead Agency For Maritime Surveillance

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Coast Guard (MMEA) has been designated as the lead agency for air surveillance of the country’s maritime domain. MMEA will coordinate the use of government air assets for surveillance duties, meaning it will be working together with RMAF and police. As you aware specialised airborne surveillance […]


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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EC225s For Hire?

SHAH ALAM: Five EC225s for hire? On June 16 it was reported that Petronas was terminating the charter contract for five EC225 helicopters with MHS Aviation, a subsidiary of Boustead Bhd. From the Star: The 10-year contract, with an option to extend for another five years, was previously estimated to […]

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Upgraded Nuri in Test Flight

SHAH ALAM: Upgraded Nuri in flight testing. In my post on the Nuri upgrade on October 14, 2016, I wrongly stated that the upgrade work on the Nuri will be done in Norway. In fact, the work was and being done locally, at the Airod hangar located inside the Subang […]