Malaysian Head of State Shoots Pistol Competition

Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan was crowned Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Monarch and Head of State of Malaysia) December 13th. He is known to enjoy shooting sports. Thanks to Azril for sending us this link and photos.

 

On 15th December 2016. The recently crowned as new Yang-DiPertuan Agong (Head of State of Malaysia). Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan (Which been featured on TFB March this year pay a visit to Royal Malaysian Police shooting range in Central Brigade of RMP’s General Operation Force base in Kuala Lumpur.
His Majesty consented to joint and testing RMP’s small arms (Mainly Glock and Scorpion EVO III) escorted by Inspector General of Police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar. Sultan Muhammad V known as a sport shooting enthusiast also participate in various sport shooting competition.
Another picture to add for Sultan Muhammad V shooting competition on 3rd November 2016. This one from Bernama News Agency twitter. Although it kinda blurry, the last one is kinda interesting picture. It shows Sultan Muhammad V escorted to shooting range by PASKAL operator (With woodland camouflage) armed with FN F2000 assault rifle. Another one with digital camouflage uniform were from Royal Malaysian Police UTK.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGwUTUJND8M
Below are photos of His Majesty, Muhammad V of Kelantan testing some firearms.
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Nicholas C

Co-Founder of KRISSTALK forums, an owner’s support group and all things KRISS Vector related. Nick found his passion through competitive shooting while living in NY. He participates in USPSA and 3Gun. He loves all things that shoots and flashlights. Really really bright flashlights.

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  • Johnsmyname

    Shooting Sports Enthusiast… cool that he likes guns, but doesn’t look like he shoots much. Notice the low/crossed thumbs in pic 6 and looks like he’s cocking his head to get to the sites as well.

    • Drew Coleman

      Needs to work on his stance a bit.

      • Harry’s Holsters

        That’s the first thing I noticed. But it appears better than most of our leaders would shoot.

  • TheNotoriousIUD

    I love how GI Joe is in head to toe tactical body shaping garments but cant go to without his umbrella bearers.
    The sun gets hot doesnt it, Mary?

    • Johnsmyname

      The umbrellas are to keep him cool so that his tactical sweat bands don’t get too clammy. 🙂

      • TheNotoriousIUD

        Looks like hes been operating the tactical waffle maker.

    • TonysTake ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ᵀʳᵘᵐᵖ

      Just what I wanted to see after the Germany mass murder at Christmas… A muslim with a gun. How about running an article showing Trump shooting at a picture of Obama? Now that is something I would recommend, up vote and forward.

      • TheNotoriousIUD

        We don’t condone political killing here. If you want to fight put on a uniform.

        • TonysTake ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ᵀʳᵘᵐᵖ

          When did they let you out of the mental institution? By the way, I put on a uniform every day and defend the public against nuts like you who equate target shooting with political assassination. Stuff a sock in it snowflake.

          • TheNotoriousIUD

            Get shot and talk to me.

          • TonysTake ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ᵀʳᵘᵐᵖ

            My job is not to get shot. What is your point, snowflake? Spit it out!
            Did you wander into a bullet or wth?

      • 7.62x54r

        The US has been committing mass murder in Serbia, Libya and Iraq. It just destroyed Syria on behalf of the Saudis.

    • sadlerbw

      I don’t know, do you see the look on left-umbrella-guy’s face? I think I’m more frightened of him than any of the dudes in camo. That man looks like he has both SEEN things, and DONE things.

  • Joseph Goins

    That’s one match were you don’t want to break the 180º plane.

    • Johnsmyname

      Talk about SOL, you’d be DQ’ed and DOA’ed and the same time. LOL

  • The former President of Ecuador, León Febres-Cordero, was an IPSC shooter and even showed up at major matches in the US during his term of office.

  • TimmyStrick

    As cool as it is that he shares our passion and participates in the shooting sports, why won’t he let his fellow countrymen enjoy the same rights?

    • Bob

      Ummm….. because hat is typical for the ruling elite across the world.

    • Nicholas C

      They do but only a select few. Like a few hundred thousand. And the guns are very expensive. Also you only get one. Ever.

    • Ominae

      That’s because the anti-firearm laws were kept by them after Malaysia got independence from the British. In the 1800s, they had a problem with Sultans who had no qualms using guns to settle disputes.

  • Bill

    Nice table cover.

  • CharlesH

    I can’t take those soldiers seriously with those berets on.

  • Ghostdog

    Huh, A Perfumed-Prince who loves shooting. Interesting in a country with such strict guns laws.