Laxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 27180 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted
Sat Mar 10 2007 02:17:49 UTC (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2533 times:
The UK and Malaysia maintain close defence ties.
Defence co-operation with the UK is based on the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA), which involve annual joint exercises with other partners (Singapore, Australia and New Zealand), triennial meetings at Defence Minister level and biennial Chiefs of Staff meetings.
In addition I know until the recent Afghan and Iraq conflicts, the the UK on a near constant basis used to have a SAS regiment in country conduction jungle warfare exercises and training to other forces such as Australia and New Zealand in Borneo.
From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
GDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13423 posts, RR: 77
Reply 2, posted
Sun Mar 11 2007 03:49:57 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2475 times:
Not far from Brunei also, which maintains a jungle warfare training centre, supported by commercially leased
I think a Gurkha unit is pernamently based there too.