SME Ordnance Sdn Bhd (SMEO) being the pioneer company of the defence in Malaysia is a subsidiary company of National Aerospace & Defence Industries Berhad (NADI) and was incorporated in Malaysia as a private limited company on 12 November 1969 under the name of Sharikat Malaysia Explosive (Sdn) Berhad and on 5 March 1993, SMEO assumed its present name. Principally, SMEO is involved in the manufacturer and supply of small, medium and large calibre ammunition and bombs, wood based products and engineering, plastic products and metal boxes. The products produced by SME Ordnance are in compliance to Military Standard which is accepted worldwide.
We pride ourselves with our achievement to obtain a license from Colt Defence LLC of United States to manufacture M4 Carbine Weapon in supporting the Malaysian Government decision to change the individual weapons currently used by the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF). It is expected that these weapons will not only used by MAF but also will attract other users such as Police, Coast Guard and other enforcement agencies.
With more than 30 years of experience in defence industry with specialized team of home grown experts, SMEO is pursuing its endeavor to broaden its product range to penetrate and to provide better support to the nation and international requirements.
As testament to its reputation as a reliable and quality driven defence manufacturer, SMEO was awarded with several internationally recognized accolades including 'the preferred supplier' of the guns and ammunition business of Royal Ordnance by British Aerospace (United Kingdom). SMEO has also been awarded with the MS ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems - Requirements by the Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM).