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Malaysian Armed Forces Order of Battle

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Malaysian Army
Tentera Darat Malaysia

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Rapid Deployment Force - Pasukan Aturgerak Cepat (PAC)


Established: January 1st 1987

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The Rapid Deployment Force was established as the long range strike force of the Malaysian Armed Forces. It has capability to react rapidly to a crisis, to exploit opportunities and able to strike deep into enemy territories. The 10th Parachute Brigade is the Army component of the PAC. It is the only nonregimental group that has its own identity and culture and this applied to all members that came from various corps in the Army. The major element of PAC are the parachute infantry battalions, supported by various organic support units. As it's namesake, element of this force can be rapidly deployed thru air drops, air assault or amphibious landing.

Elements

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The combat element of PAC consists of 3 parachute infantry battalions namely 8 RRD, 17 RAMD and 9 RAMD. It is able to independently conducts an operation albeit for a limited duration. Therefore it has organic combat support and service support elements such as an armored squadron, an artillery regiment, an engineers squadron, transport company, support company etc. Being a parachute brigade does not limit 10 BDE PARA to just air drops but also were trained in amphibious landing and air mobile deployment. In fact 9 RAMD secondary specialty is amphibious operation while 8 RRD is in air assault using helicopters. Each of the parachute infantry battalions took turns as Leading Battle Group and would be ready for deployment within hours. Unit Recognition

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PAC Identification Tab worn on the left

Airborne Identification Tab worn on the right Paratrooper in BDU

Organization Structure

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Army HQ

10 BDE Para

Parachute

Parachute

Parachute

Para Artillery Armored Sqn

Support Coy

Air Def Bty

Units Disposition
Rapid Deployment Force
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8 RRD PARA

9 RAMD PARA

Combat Elements 8 RRD Parachute 9 RAMD Parachute Harimau Para 17 RAMD Parachute Combat Support Elements Support Company, Parachute Pathfinder Platoon (PANDURA) Armored Squadron, Parachute

Special Weapon Systems PAC specifics PAC specifics PAC specifics Special Weapon Systems Heavy weapon coy specifics

Headquarters Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Headquarters Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Syed Sirajuddin Camp, Gemas, Negeri Sembilan Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka

Scorpion, Stormer

1 RAD Regiment, Parachute 105mm 361st RAD GAPU Battery, Parachute Anza Mk II, Starburst 10 RSD Squadron, Parachute 10 Engineers Squadron, Parachute 10 KPTD Platoon, Parachute 10 Field Workshop, Parachute Service Support Elements 10 Transport Company, Parachute 10 Supply Platoon, Parachute 10 Field Ordnance Company, Parachute 10 Medical Company, Parachute Special Weapon Systems

Terendak Camp, Melaka Headquarters Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka Terendak Camp, Melaka

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