Global Komited Wins Malaysian Contract For Eight Armoured Personnel Carriers

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:01 PM, October 22, 2015
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The Weststar Group’s Global Komited Sdn Bhd has won a contract from the Ministry of Home Affairs Malaysia to procure eight units of IAG’s Armoured Personnel Carriers.

The vehicles will be deployed under the provision of Royal Malaysian Police’s (PDRM) security operations. With the procurement, PDRM will be the first police department in the region to utilize IAG’s high mobility and high protection technologically advanced Armoured Personnel Carriers.

The delivery of the Armoured Personnel Carriers is expected to be completed by end of November, the company announced Wednesday.

“The development of advanced armour technologies has driven a new demand for armoured vehicles. Within the context of the industry’s development, Global Komited has partnered with IAG to cater to the Ministry of Home Affairs Malaysia’s specific requirements in expanding PDRM armoured VIP vehicles’ fleet.” The Weststar Group Managing Director, Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim said.

“IAG’s Armoured Personnel Carrier is the most popular choice for armoured vehicles for its tactical abilities. The addition of the eight units will allow PDRM to add more depth to its security and tactical operations.” Ibrahim added.

Taking place from the 21st to the 23rd of October 2015, Global Komited is displaying its highly reliable General Service cargo (GS Cargo) vehicle and an army Special Operation Vehicle (GKM-1) to the visitors of GPEC ASIA 2015. These two tactical vehicles have been commissioned into service for both PDRM and Malaysian Armed Forces.

Global Komited Sdn Bhd has been a key principal contractor for a number of defense and security contracts namely for the Ministry of Defense (MINDEF) and Royal Malaysian Police (RMP).

Additionally, Global Komited currently supplies missiles and ammunition for MINDEF with the recently signed ground based air defense contract.

The contract was signed between Global Komited’s CEO, Datuk IR Mohd Nasser Israil and Ministry of Home Affairs Malaysia’s Secretary General YBhg Dato’ Sri Alwi Ibrahim. Present to witness the signing were Deputy Prime Minister, YBhg Dato' Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and The Weststar Group Managing Director, YBhg Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim.

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