Rejimen Sempadan

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Malaysian Border Regiment/Rejimen Sempadan
Active 12 January 2008
Country  Malaysia
Branch Malaysian Army
Type Line Infantry
Role Border Security and Enforcement Infantry
Size 5 battalions
Part of Malaysian Armed Forces
Motto Setia Waspada (Loyal and Alert)
Anniversaries 12 January

The Rejimen Sempadan (English: Border Regiment) of the Malaysian Army was formed with the conversion of the 300-series Regular Force Reserve (Simpanan Angkatan Tetap) of the Rejimen Askar Wataniah (Territorial Army) into the 3rd regiment of the Infantry Corps. Its current strength of 5 infantry battalions being tasked with guarding the national border against all type of incursion, infiltration, smuggling and criminal activities. Currently it is responsible for the northern border of peninsular Malaysia with plans to expand this responsibility to cover the national border in East Malaysia with Indonesia in the distant future. All 5 Border Battalions are subordinated into a Border Brigade with a Brigade HQ reporting to 2 Division HQ.

Battalions[edit]

The RS has a total of 5 battalions, all of which are standard infantry battalions:

Formation Headquarters/Locations:
Brigade HQ Bukit Keteri Camp, Perlis
1st RS Battalion Batu Sebelas Camp, Tanah Merah, Kelantan
2nd RS Battalion Batu Melintang Camp, Jeli, Kelantan
3rd RS Battalion Pengkalan Hulu Camp, Perak
4th RS Battalion Grik Camp, Grik, Perak
5th RS Battalion Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kedah