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12/13/2018 10:01 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 13 December 2018 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence, received a farewell call from Her Excellency Madam Yang Jian, the outgoing Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
12/13/2018 9:52 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Thursday, 13 December 2018 - The Ministry of Defence hosted a Media Day attended by the local and private media partners in Brunei Darussalam at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces in Kampong Tanah Jambu.

  
12/12/2018 12:10 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Tuesday 11 December 2018 – The Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Md Yussof, made a working visit to the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) at Berakas Garrison today.

  
12/11/2018 2:37 PM

MUARA, Tuesday, 11 December 2018 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) welcomed the arrival of two Indonesian Navy Ships, KRI I GUSTI NGURAH RAI – 332 and KRI BUNG TOMO -357. The ships are currently in Brunei Darussalam for a goodwill visit from 8 – 11 December 2018. During the visit, both navies engaged in various activities including a beach cleaning campaign, sports interactions and an onboard reception.

  
12/11/2018 2:29 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Tuesday, 11 December 2018 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Brigadier General Archimedes H Viaje, Dean, Corps of Professors, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) today.

  
12/11/2018 11:33 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 10 December 2018 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Nicolas Alexandre Bonvin, Deputy Head of Regional Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Malaysia today.

  
12/7/2018 2:28 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday, 7 December 2018 - By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), 68 RBAF officers were promoted to the next rank in a ceremony that took place at the Officers' Mess, Berakas Garrison. 

  
12/7/2018 2:21 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 7 December 2018 – The Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) once again organised its monthly series of special dawn lectures or “Kuliah Subuh”. For the month of December, the talk was delivered by Captain Mohammad Ayza Azrine bin Ayahani, Operations Officer, Religious Department RBAF at the Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
12/5/2018 7:06 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 5 December 2018 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence and also Chairman of the National Security Committee, received a courtesy call from Mr. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Director – General of the United Nations Office in Vienna, holding the rank of Under-Secretary General of the United Nations.

  
12/5/2018 12:11 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 5 December 2018 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Brigadier Tom Bateman, Commander 11 Infantry Brigade, British Armed Forces today. Also present during the call was the Chief of Staff, RBAF.

  
12/4/2018 4:06 PM

ISTANA NURUL IMAN, Tuesday 4 December 2018 - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam; Minister of Defence; and Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) today received in audience Yang Berbahagia General Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Haji Zulkifli bin Haji Zainal Abidin, Chief of Defence Force of Malaysia at the Istana Nurul Iman.

  
12/3/2018 7:31 PM

RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Monday, 3 December 2018 – With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Minister of Defence and the Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), Air Chief Marshal Chaiyapruk Didyasarin, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), was conferred the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) Honorary Pilot Wing in recognition for his service in advancing the ties between the RBAirF and the RTAF.

  
12/4/2018 11:38 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 4 December 2018 – The Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, today received a courtesy call from the Malaysian Chief of Defence Force, Yang Berbahagia General Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Haji Zulkifli bin Haji Zainal Abidin.

  
12/3/2018 8:12 PM

RBAF GOLF CLUB, Sunday, 2 December 2018 – This year’s Seri Dewa Overall Champion Trophy went to Warrant Officer Semuil bin Apoi as the overall winner. The categories contested were the Overall and Division Gross and Nett. This year marked the 17th Seri Dewa Trophy since it was first competed in 2002.

  
12/2/2018 7:50 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 2 December 2018 – Held on Sundays every week, the Bandarku Ceria programme continues to be well-received and supported by the government sector, non-government organisations and the public. 

  
11/30/2018 1:50 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 30 November 2018 - Sixty officers completed the Junior Staff Course (JSC) 2018 at the Defence Academy of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) today. The course comprised of 52 local officers from the RBAF, 1 officer from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and 7 military officer from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

  
11/30/2018 1:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday 30 November 2018 – The 14th Executive Development Programme (EDP) for senior government officials conducted by the Ministry of Defence concluded today with a Closing Ceremony held at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS).

  
11/30/2018 10:39 PM

BERAKAS GARISON, Friday, 30 November 2018 – Al-Bahriyah Group from the Royal Brunei Navy was awarded the champion of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Dikir Syarafil Anam competition which was held in conjunction with Prophet Muhammad SAW Maulud celebration for 1440H, organised by the Religious Department RBAF (JAMA’AT).

  
12/1/2018 1:33 PM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Thursday, 29 November 2018 – The 16th Royal Brunei Armed Forces – Singapore Armed Forces Junior Interaction Programme (RBAF-SAF JIP) was held in the Republic of Singapore from 28 November to 1 December 2018. The programme was participated by a delegation of 20 officers from the RBAF, led by Commander Mohd Azrin bin Haji Mahmud, RBN.

  
11/30/2018 9:35 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 29 November 2018 – The Ministry of Defence was honoured today to place third in the National Maulud Nabi Procession.

  
12/10/2018 3:54 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 29 November 2018 - A three-day Occupational Health and Safety Supervisory Course conducted by the Inspectorate Unit and organised by the Directorate of Administration and Manpower (DAM) for officers and staff of the Ministry of Defence concluded today in a ceremony at the Lecture Theatre, Performance Optimisation Centre.

  
11/29/2018 9:58 AM

KARACHI, PAKISTAN, Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) attended the 10th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2018 which was held from 27 to 30 November 2018 in Karachi, Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Accompanying the Commander of RBAF was the Director of Force Capability Development, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF).

  
11/30/2018 4:13 PM

RIMBA AIRBASE, Wednesday, 28 November 2018 – The Ministry of Defence emerged as the champion of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Female Inter-Service Netball Tournament 2018 that took place at the Royal Brunei Airforce (RBAirF) Gymnasium.

  
11/28/2018 7:59 AM

TERENDAK KEM, MELAKA, Tuesday, November 27, 2018 – The closing ceremony of the 28th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM) took place at the Shooting Range, Terendak Camp, Melaka today, which was attended by Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Khairul Hamed bin Awang Haji Lampoh, Commander of Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF).

  
11/28/2018 8:11 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 26 November 2018 – First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad, RBN, Commander of Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) received courtesy call from Rear Admiral Murray Joe Tynch III, United States Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC), Commander Task Force 73, Singapore Area Coordinator, at the Ministry of Defence, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
11/28/2018 8:05 AM

MALAYSIA, Monday, 26 November 2018 – The 19th ASEAN Chiefs of Armies Multilateral Meeting (ACAMM) and the 8th ASEAN Sergeant Majors Annual Meeting (ASMAM) were held concurrently at Malacca, Malaysia today.

  
11/25/2018 3:29 PM

RIMBA AIR BASE, Sunday, 25 November 2018 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Alpha Challenge 2018 was held today at the Rimba Airbase with more than 2,000 participants joining the challenge. 

  
11/25/2018 1:18 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 25 November 2018 His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of  Royal Brunei Armed Forces and other royal family members consented to participate in the 12 km Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Cycling Expedition in the capital.

  
11/22/2018 4:01 PM

ISTANA NURUL IMAN, Thursday, 22 November 2018 - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) today received an audience from His Excellency General Ponpipaat Benyasri, Chief of Defence Force, Royal Thai Armed Forces, in conjunction with His Excellency’s introductory visit to Brunei Darussalam.   

  
11/22/2018 9:21 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 22 November 2018 – A forum session in conjunction with the Defence Adviser / Attaché Symposium 2018 was organised by the Directorate of Intelligence, Ministry of Defence, at the Lecture Hall, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies today. 

  
11/22/2018 10:13 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 21 November 2018 – The Minister of Defence II, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, today received a courtesy call from the Chief of Defence Force, Royal Thai Armed Forces, His Excellency General Ponpipaat Benyasri. He is in the country for his introductory visit to Brunei Darussalam from 21 to 22 November 2018.

  
11/21/2018 10:32 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - Rear Admiral Eduard E. Mikhailov, the Commanding Officer of the Combat Ships Group of the Pacific Fleet of the Russian Federation and Chief of Staff of the Submarine Forces of the Pacific Fleet today made courtesy calls on the Minister of Defence II, The Honourable Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, and the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud.

  
11/21/2018 2:31 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 21 November 2018 – A session with Yang Berhormat Minister of Defence II, Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof with participants of the Executive Development Programme (EDP) Series 14/2018 organized by the Ministry of Defence was held at the Lecture Hall, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies this morning.

  
11/20/2018 2:41 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Tuesday, 20 November 2018 – The people of Brunei-Muara District converged in the capital today to join His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien to commemorate the birthday anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad S.A.W. 

  
11/19/2018 8:51 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 19 November 2018 - A ceremony to mark the conclusion of the 12 consecutive nights of Dikir Maulud was held across all surau of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) camps. The Ministry of Defence held the Dikir Maulud closing ceremony at the Surau Ad-Difa’ in the Bolkiah Garrison this evening.

  
11/20/2018 2:59 PM

MUARA, Monday, 19 November 2018 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) welcomed the arrival of three Russian Navy Ships, namely Varyag (Slava - Class Guided Missile Class), RFS Admiral Panteleyev (Udaloy - class destroyer) and replenishment vessel RFS Boris Butoma (Boris Chilikin - class fleet oiler). 

  
11/18/2018 8:37 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 18 November 2018 – In conjunction with the 25th Public Service Day Celebration 2018, several hundred people gathered at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien in the capital this morning to take part in the Riadah Amal Hari Perkhidmatan Awam 2018 – a charity running and cycling event.

  
11/17/2018 6:44 PM

MUARA, Saturday, 17 November 2018 – The first Navy Staff Talks (NST) between Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Russian Navy was held at the Naval Training Centre (NTC), Muara Naval Base, from 13 to 17 November 2018. 

  
11/17/2018 11:43 PM

KAMPONG KASAT, Saturday, 17 November 2018 – A delegation from The Ministry of Defence today joined Dikir Maulud in conjunction with the birthday of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) at Masjid Kampong Kasat.

  
11/18/2018 8:44 PM

TERENDAK KEM, MELAKA, MALAYSIA, Saturday, 17 November 2018 – The opening ceremony of the 28th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM) took place at the Shooting Range, Terendak Camp, Melaka on 17 November 2018. Colonel Haji Damit bin Haji Bakar, the Deputy Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) represented the RBLF at the ceremony. 

  
11/16/2018 11:11 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 16 November 2018 – Rear Admiral Murray Joe Tynch III, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Task Force 73, Singapore Area Coordinator (COMLOG WESTPAC), United States Navy, today made separate calls on the Minister of Defence II, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, and RBAF Commander, Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, in conjunction with the annual Exercise CARAT 2018 between the RBAF and the United States Navy.

  
11/16/2018 12:28 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 16 November 2018 - Colonel Dmitry S. Gurov, the Military, Air and Naval Attaché of the Embassy of The Russian Federation, who is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and accredited to Brunei Darussalam, today made separate introductory calls on the Minister of Defence II, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi Bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, and the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud.

  
11/16/2018 1:27 PM

MUARA, Friday, 16 November 2018 – The 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Exercise in Brunei Darussalam has concluded with a closing ceremony held this morning at the Nakhoda Hall, Naval Training Centre (NTC), Royal Brunei Navy in Muara.

  
11/16/2018 7:00 PM

DEFENCE ACADEMY, Friday 16 November 2018 – A total of 6 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers received the OBOE Endeavour Award at the Defence Academy today. The award was presented by the Guests of Honour, Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander RBAF, and Ms Leah Motrram, the Acting High Commissioner of Australia.

  
11/17/2018 3:57 PM

TUTONG, Friday, 16 November 2018 – A personnel from the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), 17059 Lans Koperal Shatila bin Gassireh recited the Islamic oath at Kg Bukit Beruang, Tutong, today

  
11/20/2018 2:49 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, Friday, 16 November 2018 - Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) was in Malaysia for a three-day introductory visit from 15 to 17 November 2018.

  
11/16/2018 11:09 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 16 November 2018 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a farewell call from Colonel David Hay, Defence Adviser of Australia accredited to Brunei Darussalam this morning. Also in attendance were the Chief of Staff RBAF and the Director of Intelligence.

  
11/15/2018 3:55 PM

UNIVERSITI BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Thursday, 15 November 2018 – The Medical and Health Services, Combat Service Support (CSS), Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) and Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah (PAPRSB) Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) co-organised the 2nd Medical and Health Symposium today.

  
11/21/2018 11:08 PM

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA, Wednesday, 14 November 2018 – Two Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) scholars received their scrolls from the National Defence University Malaysia (NDUM)’s Pro-Chancellor, Brigadier General Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri Dr Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz binti Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, Tunku Temenggong Kedah, during NDUM’s 9th annual convocation ceremony at Putrajaya International Convention Centre today.

  
11/14/2018 4:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 14 November 2018 – The Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS), Ministry of Defence, organized the 11th East Asia Security Outlook Seminar today.

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