Defence Staff Intelligence Division

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Defence Staff Intelligence Division is the military intelligence agency of Malaysia Armed Forces.[1] Its role is said to be equivalent to the US Defense Intelligence Agency. DSID is headed by an army lieutenant general and consists of tri services military branch such as army intelligence, naval intelligence and air force intelligence.

The head of DSID is known as Director General and reporting directly to Chief of Armed Forces. It also reports to the Minister of Defence and the National Security Division.[1] The current director is Lt. Gen. Dato' Paduka Abdul Hadi Haji Hussin.[2]

Notes and references

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  2. Ahmad Zahid bin hamidi. The Global Defence Services and Government Security Event (PDF). Kuala Lumpur: Government of Malaysia. pp. 1–9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>