PASKAL The Movie
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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 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 Arman Anuar and many other PASKAL operatives.
'Jeb' can be seen carrying a M1911A1 as his weapon of choice, using it when he and Rudy's men captures the SPC oil platform, near the Sabah waters. He also notably uses it in the final fight with his former partner Lieutenant Arman Anuar (Hairul Azreen). During the fight, Arman manages to put the of MP7-A1 and Glock 17 on the floor, 'Jeb' tauntingly holstered the pistol, before starting the hand-to-hand fighting.
A Beretta 92FS is used by one of the UN forces before picking up by the Lieutenant 'Jeb' during the shootout against Angolan militias.
The Ruger GP100 is used by the Angolan food truck driver when his vehicle has been ambushed by the Angolan militias during the UNIVEM II in Angola. However, the gun is never discharged when he is been shot.
Heckler & Koch MP5-N
The Heckler & Koch MP5-N 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 MP5A5
One of the primary weapons in the PASKAL team's arsenal is the Heckler & Koch MP5A5, is featured in this film. These MP5A5s 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 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.
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.
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.
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. Rudy's (Amerul Affendi) men are also seen using standard M4A1's without carrying handle.
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, equipped with Aimpoint M68 CCO and Magpul MOE Carbine Stock.
Norinco Type 84S
Most of Somali pirates are held a Norinco Type 84S.
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.
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.
PASKAL drill instructor uses a FN Minimi during the obstacle course against the recruits.
Combat boat of Royal Malaysian Navy with mounted FN MAG are used by PASKAL operators during the final mission.
Combat boat of Royal Malaysian Navy with mounted Vektor SS-77 are used by PASKAL operators during the final mission.
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.
One of an Angolan militia using the RPG-7 to take out the UN armoured personal carrier reinforcement during the ambush.
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.