Malaysia receives fleet of new Scrambler Motorcycles


New Kawasaki 250cc Scrambler Motorcycles for the Malaysian Army. Photo c/o Defense Studies website.

The Malaysian Army has received 180 new 250cc Scrambler Motorcycles, which were acquired as part of the Malaysian government’s Op Benteng aimed at border control against illegal immigrants.

The handover of the new motorcycles, made by Kawasaki Motors’ Malaysian factory, was led by the Malaysian Army Commander Gen. Tan Sri Datuk Zamrose Mohd Zain at the Malaysian Army’s 92 Central Vehicle Depot on 17 February 2021.

The event began with a briefing by the Director of Kawasaki Motors Sdn Bhd Company, Dato Jefry Lim and a demonstration of Scrambler Motorcycle riding presented by The Army Red Warrior Motorcycle Team.

The vehicle aims to help improve the mobility aspect in the deployment of OP BENTENG at the national border in line with the First Pillar of the 28th Malaysian Army Commander’s Outstanding Order which is Mission Continuity and Vigilance which is the focus on acquisition and maintenance of assets to ensure Malaysian Army combat readiness is at its best for any manage operations.

This ceremony was implemented briefly in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) of the Movement Control Order (PKP) set by the government.

[1] Malaysian Army News

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