PASKAL The Movie is a 2018 Malaysian war film directed by Adrian Teh, produced by Asia Tropical Films, Golden Screen Cinemas, Multimedia Entertainment, Granatum Ventures and Astro Shaw. Starring Hairul Azreen as Lieutenant Commander Arman Anuar Bin Rahmat, it's inspired by the bravery and heroism of the Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) special ops as well as No.1 Special Forces In Malaysia, PASKAL (Pasukan Khas Laut). These film is an inspiration from the true story of the PASKAL operatives during their duties as United Nations in Angola in 1998 and the success of PASKAL seized MV Bunga Laurel's trade vessel in the event of the Gulf of Aden in 2011. The filming of this film costs RM10 million. Shooting is conducted at several locations within and outside the country, such as Lumut, Perak; Semporna, Sabah and Istanbul, Turkey and etc. This movie also stars Hollywod actor, Tiger Chen Hu (John Wick 3, The Matrix Reloaded, Man of Tai Chi) as Chinese U.N Sgt Chen Han during mission in Angola.
The following weapons were used in the film PASKAL The Movie:
The Glock 17 is the main sidearm of Lieutenant Commander Arman Anuar and many other PASKAL operatives.
Glock 17 3rd Generation - 9x19mm
Lt Arman (Hairul Azreen) fires the Glock 17
in the firing line during the shooting exercise.
Lt. Zarif "Jeb" Zafruddin (Ammar Alfian) fires his Glock 17.
One of PASKAL commando helds Glock 17 with suppressor.
Close up the Glock 17 with olive green frame at the bullet hole when PASKAL commandos encounters Rudy's men.
The Glock 17
is seen in the right leg holster of Arman and his comrade during the siege of oilrig in final mission.
Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol Commercial - .45 ACP
Ruger GP100 in Blued Finish with 6" Barrel, adjustable rear sights & Hogue Grips - .357 Magnum. The Ruger Catalog # is GP-161, the Model No. is 1704. Ruger GP100 Revolvers now come with black Hogue grips from the factory.
Heckler & Koch MP5N
The H&K MP5N is often used by PASKAL operatives. The MP5N are fitted with MP5's Knights Armament Company rail system, Aimpoint M68 Close Combat Optic, Oerlikon Contraves LLM01 Laser Light Module and flash hider.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Navy trigger group - 9x19mm
Knights Armament Company rail system, MP5
PASKAL reinforcement unit holds their MP5N meets Lt Arman after arrived to the oilrig's helipad.
PASKAL operators search the compound of oilrig. The operative in the front is holding the MP5N
PASKAL instructor holds his standard MP5N, fitted with flash hider as he observes the actors conducting the CQC drills.
Heckler & Koch MP5A5
The main service submachine gun for PASKAL operatives is the H&K MP5A5, is featured in this film. It is equipped with Aimpoint M68 CCO, B&T flashlight handguard and Vortex muzzle suppressor. Also, it can fitted with QD suppressor and vertical grip.
Heckler & Koch MP5A5 - 9x19mm. Same as the MP5A4 but with a telescoping stock. Both the A4 & A5 variants have the additional option for '3-Round Burst' on the fire selector.
PASKAL commando prepares his MP5A5 to deploy the mission of Bunga Laurel
One of PASKAL operator is seen uses MP5A5
as his teammates are under attacked by Somali pirates.
PASKAL weapons instructor cocking his MP5A5 during BTS.
Actors and Malaysian MMA fighters who play a roles as PASKAL operatives trains with their MP5A5s.
Heckler & Koch MP7A1
The Heckler & Koch MP7A1 is an Lt. Comm Arman's signature weapon in the mission of Bunga Laurel and the final mission. It is always seen equipped with an Aimpoint Micro-T, Brügger & Thomet suppressor and the 40-round extended magazine.
Heckler & Koch MP7A1 - 4.6x30mm.
Lt Comm Arman (Hairul Azreen) advancing with MP7A1
during the siege of oilrig in final mission.
Arman aiming his MP7A1 as his teammates breaching the deck.
An MP7A1 held by Arman while in the oilrig compound.
Arman takes aim his MP7A1 before he lying down his weapons to confronts a corrupted Jeb.
The Royal Malaysian Navy weapons instructor shows the MP7A1.
The MP7A1 in two hands grip.
The MP7A1 on displays together with UMP45
. However, both UMP and MP5K are never used in the film.
The Colt M4A1 is a standard assault rifles for Malaysian Armed Forces, featured in the film as the weapon for PASKAL trainees during their selection course.
Colt M4A1 with 6 position collapsible stock - 5.56x45mm NATO)
PASKAL recruits with their M4A1
during the training.
Arman on the firing line with the M4A1.
Jeb with his M4A1 under the barb wires during the selection training.
Heckler & Koch HK416
The standard service rifle for majority of PASKAL operatives is the Heckler & Koch HK416 carbines. The rifles are fitted with Aimpoint M68 Collimated Combat Optic (CCO), Brügger & Thomet suppressor, Oerlikon Contraves LLM01 Laser Light Module and M320 GLM. For these film, it is shown with 14.5 inch barrel, Aimpoint M68 CCO and Magpul MOE Carbine Stock.
Heckler & Koch HK416 with 14.5 inch barrel - 5.56x45mm NATO
Arman's comrade with HK416
during the siege of oilrig in final mission.
Arman's partner with his HK416 after an oilrig's upper deck is completely secured.
Closeup of the HK416 with special tools prepared, allowing the PASKAL operative to shoot terrorists through the walls.
PASKAL weapons instructor presents the HK416 fitted with Aimpoint M68 Collimated Combat Optic (CCO), Brügger & Thomet suppressor, Oerlikon Contraves LLM01 Laser Light Module and M320 GLM
PASKAL weapons instructor fires the HK416-SD fitted with Aimpoint M68 Collimated Combat Optic (CCO), Brügger & Thomet suppressor and vertical grip.
An AK-47 without stock used by a group of Angolan militia during the ambush the food truck and Arman's team in UNIVEM mission.
Poly Technologies AK-47 - 7.62x39mm. This is the commercial clone of the original Type III AK-47 and is the most used in American films and shows when showing the milled receiver AK-47
Angolan militia holds his AK-47.
During the film's opening raid, an AK-74 is used by a few Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. The terrorist leader, Rudy (Amerul Affendi) are also seen with these rifle as his group are captures the oilrig in the coast of Sulu, Sabah.
Rudy (Amerul Affendi
), a leader of the terrorist group holds an AK-74 as he announced to the oilrig workers that the area has been captured.
Norinco Type 84S
Most of Somali pirates are held a Norinco Type 84S.
Norinco Type 84S - 5.56x45mm
The Somali pirates carrying the Type 84S rifles boards the Bunga Laurel
Accuracy International Arctic Warfare
Several PASKAL snipers are seen using Accuracy International Arctic Warfare sniper rifles fitted with Schmidt & Bender scopes and Harris bipods during the film.
Accuracy International Arctic Warfare - 7.62x51mm NATO.
PASKAL recruits practices with AW during their training.
The PASKAL sniper shoots down the terrorist with his AW sniper rifle.
Cheyenne Tactical M-200 Intervention
The CheyTach M200 is used by PASKAL sniper to engage the Somalian pirate's motherboat during the mission to reclaim the Bunga Laurel merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden, near the Arabian sea. Possibly an airsoft replica.
CheyTac M200 - .408 CheyTac
The PASKAL sniper takes aim with the CheyTac M200
and his spotter helping him for calculations to engaging the pirate's mother boat in the Gulf of Aden.
Close up the PASKAL's M200 sniper rifle.
PASKAL drill instructor uses a FN Minimi during the obstacle course against the recruits.
FN Minimi with 200-round drum - 5.56x45mm. Note 90-degree carry handle and flash hider design.
PASKAL machinegunner fires the Minimi at PASKAL recruits during the obstacle course.
Combat boat of Royal Malaysian Navy with mounted FN MAG are used by PASKAL operators during the final mission.
FN MAG 58 - 7.62x51mm NATO.
PASKAL machinegunner manning the FN MAG
, preparing to take out the terrorist leader before his boat reach the Filipino waters.
PASKAL machinegunner fires the MAG.
Combat boat of Royal Malaysian Navy with mounted Vektor SS-77 are used by PASKAL operators during the final mission.
Vektor SS-77 belt-fed machine gun - 7.62x51mm NATO
DM51 hand grenade
The DM51 hand grenade appears in this film, used by the terrorists as tripwire booby traps to prevent the PASKAL operators rescuing the hostages.
DM51 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade.
DM51 Hand Grenades used as trip wire explosives.
One of the DM51 grenades almost goes off.
One of an Angolan militia using the RPG-7 to take out the UN armoured personal carrier reinforcement during the ambush.
An Angolan militia prepares to fire an RPG-7.
The militia fires the RPG-7 at the UN APC but it missed.
Several weapons used for the film can be seen in the armory as well as PASKAL weapons exhibition. Only 20 percents is an airsoft weapons, while the others are real.
The producers, directors and crews lesson the briefing from PASKAL weapons instructor during weapons exhibition. The MP5SD6
also display on the table.
The movie crews tries to using HK416 10 inch and MP7A1 during weapons exhibition. The G36
with G36C-style carry handle also on display.
The PASKAL weaponry on display during weapons exhibition. The G36
with G36C-style carry handle is seen display on the table.