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1/23/2020 3:26 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 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, today graced the Sovereign’s Parade Ceremony for the 18th intake of officer cadets, the Officer Cadet School which was held at the Parade Square of the Defence Academy, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in Kampung Tanah Jambu.

  
1/22/2020 3:57 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 22 January 2020 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, the Second Minister of Defence today received a courtesy call by Mr. Greg Moriarty, the Secretary of Defence of Australia, who is currently in Brunei Darussalam for a one-day visit.

  
1/21/2020 3:51 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday 20 January 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) conducted his quarterly inspection earlier today.

  
1/18/2020 6:03 PM

MUKIM LUMAPAS, Friday, 17 January 2020 – The Special Forces Regiment emerged as champion in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Men’s Orienteering Competition held at Kampung Putat Primary School, Mukim Lumapas by collecting 4570 points.

  
1/13/2020 2:58 PM

DA NANG, VIETNAM, Friday, 10 January 2020 – The first ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) meeting of 2020 concluded today in Da Nang, Vietnam. The meeting was held back-to-back with the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting-Plus Working Group (ADSOM-Plus WG) meeting which began today on 10 January 2020. 

  
1/9/2020 2:47 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 9 January 2020 – The Republic of Singapore’s Permanent Secretary (Defence), Mr. Chan Heng Kee called on Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence this morning. The High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam, His Excellency Lim Hong Huai, was also present at the courtesy call.

  
1/9/2020 11:37 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 9 January 2020 – The opening ceremony of the 10th Command and Staff Course (CSC) 2020 was officiated by Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) at the RBAF Defence Academy.

  
1/8/2020 10:44 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 7 January 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from Colonel Sanjeev Vijaykumar Sarma, Defence Adviser of India to Malaysia accredited to Brunei Darussalam. 

  
1/9/2020 3:21 PM

BOLKIAH GARISON, Tuesday, 7 January 2020 - Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) hosted a luncheon as part of a farewell call from outgoing Defence Attache of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam, Senior Colonel Wu Geng.

  
12/21/2019 9:53 PM

HANOI, VIETNAM, Saturday, 21 December 2019 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence is currently in Hanoi, Vietnam to attend the Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the All-People Defence Day and the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) upon the invitation of His Excellency General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defence, Socialist Republic of Vietnam. 

  
12/19/2019 3:01 PM

RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Thursday, 19 December 2019 – 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, Air Chief Marshal Maanat Wongwat, Commander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) was presented with the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) Honorary Pilot Wing in recognition for his service in advancing the ties between the RBAirF and the RTAF.

  
12/15/2019 11:54 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 15 December 2019 – The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) organised a Masjidku Makmur Programme today held at the Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque. The programme commenced with the Subuh Prayer, followed by a Tazkirah titled ‘Sedekah Penyuci Jiwa Pembersih Harta’ which was delivered by Ustaz Muhammad Abdussalam bin Haji Jahari, religious teacher at the Ministry of Defence.

  
12/13/2019 3:02 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday, 13 December 2019 – Al-Hikmah Group from Training Institute RBAF was named champion of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Dikir Syarafil Anam competition for 1441H/2019M, which was organised by the Religious Department RBAF (JAMA’AT). 

  
12/12/2019 11:12 AM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Thursday, 12 December 2019 – A total of 298 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel, consisting of in-service and retired personnel, with the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, received medals for long service and good conduct at a ceremony held at First Battalion Parade Square, Berakas Garrison. 

  
12/12/2019 12:08 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 – Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence received a courtesy call from His Excellency Igor Driesmans, European Union (EU) Ambassador to ASEAN. His Excellency Driesmans is in Brunei Darussalam for his introductory visit from 11 to 12 December 2019 where he will be making calls to various ministries in the country.

  
12/10/2019 11:11 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 10 December 2019 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence, received a courtesy call by Major General Jonathan P. Braga, Commander Special Operations Command, Pacific, United States of America at the Ministry of Defence this morning.

  
12/9/2019 4:33 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 9 December 2019 - A thanksgiving prayer ceremony for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 15th International Monitoring Team (IMT) contingent and peacekeepers embedded with the Malaysian Battalion 850-6 (MALBATT 850-6) of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) was held at Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
12/9/2019 4:14 PM

TEMBURONG, Monday, 9 December 2019 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) completed a charity project under the  “Projek Titian Amal” programme, which was to construct a new funeral room for Masjid Kg Piasau-Piasau in Temburong District. The project was done to commemorate the 58th Anniversary of the RBAF.

  
12/13/2019 3:25 PM

RIMBA CAMP, Monday, 9 December 2019 – The annual exchange programme between Brunei Cadet Force (BCF) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) Singapore commenced from 2 to 9 December 2019. This programme is a progression from International Cadets Exchange Programme (ICEP), which was held from 11 to 20 November 2019 in Singapore.

  
12/10/2019 11:19 AM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Saturday, 7 December 2019 – A golf competition organised in conjunction with the Defence Advisers / Attachés Conference 2019 hosted by the Directorate of Intelligence was held at the RBAF Golf Club, Berakas Garrison. Participants consisted of senior RBAF officers, Brunei Darussalam’s Defence Attachés / Advisers posted to other countries, and resident Defence Advisers / Attachés to Brunei Darussalam.

  
12/6/2019 5:19 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 6 December 2019 – The 15th Executive Development Programme (EDP) for senior government officials conducted by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) concluded today with a Closing Ceremony held at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS).

  
12/6/2019 4:59 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday, 6 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, a total of 42 RBAF officers were promoted to the next rank in a ceremony that took place today at the Officers' Mess, Berakas Garrison.

  
12/6/2019 9:55 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 5 December 2019 – The Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand in Brunei Darussalam hosted a dinner reception to celebrate the Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great, National Day of the Kingdom of Thailand and Thailand’s Father’s Day at the Indera Samudera Grand Hall, the Empire Brunei this evening.

  
12/4/2019 5:24 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 4 December 2019 – The closing ceremony of the two-day seminar held in conjunction with the Defence Attachés / Advisers Conference 2019 (DA Conference 2019) was held today at the Auditorium, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).

  
12/5/2019 10:18 AM

GADONG, Wednesday, 4 December 2019 – The Socialist Republic of Vietnam Embassy in Brunei Darussalam hosted a reception at the Rizqun International Hotel to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Founding of The Vietnamese People’s Army (VPA) tonight. The Anniversary generally falls on 22 December annually.

  
12/5/2019 8:08 PM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Wednesday, 4 December 2019 – Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Khairul Hamed bin Awang Haji Lampoh, Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) was conferred Singapore’s Prestigious Military Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (Military) by President Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore.

  
12/2/2019 9:56 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Saturday, 30 November 2019 – The Ministry of Defence placed third in the Ministry and Government Department Category in the National Maulidur Rasul Procession Competition 1441 Hijrah which was held on 9 November 2019. The Ministry of Education won first place, followed by the Ministry of Development as the runner-up.

  
11/29/2019 6:14 PM

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, Thursday, 28 November 2019 – The 17th Joint Defence Working Committee (JDWC) meeting between Brunei Darussalam and Australia was held today at HMAS Moreton in Brisbane, Australia. 

  
11/29/2019 2:54 PM

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA, Thursday, 28 November 2019 - The 13th ASEAN Navy Chiefs’ Meeting (ANCM), hosted by the Royal Cambodian Navy, was held in Sokha Angkor Resort in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 25 to 27 November 2019. 

  
11/28/2019 9:46 AM

MUARA, Thursday, 28 November 2019 - The Royal Brunei Navy ship, KDB DARUSSALAM apprehended a foreign fishing trawler conducting illegal fishing activities in Brunei Darussalam’s waters. The fishing trawler was first sighted on the morning of Tuesday, 26 November 2019.

  
11/27/2019 3:16 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 27 November 2019 – The Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS), Ministry of Defence, organised the 12th East Asia Security Outlook Seminar today.  

  
12/2/2019 9:23 PM

BANDUNG, INDONESIA, Wednesday, 27 November 2019 – Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Khairul Hamed bin Awang Haji Lampoh, Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force attended the 20th ASEAN Chief of Army Multilateral Meeting (20th ACAMM) held from 24 to 27 November 2019 in Bandung, Indonesia.

  
11/27/2019 7:54 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 26 November 2019 – A meeting to discuss coordination in surveillance strategies between the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and Royal Brunei Police Forces (RBPF) was held at the Officers' Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
11/27/2019 9:09 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 26 November 2019 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) held a POLMIL 2019 Meeting today at the Officers' Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
11/27/2019 8:53 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Tuesday, 26 November 2019 – The opening ceremony of the Regional Maritime Counter Terrorism Table Top Exercise (MT CT TTX) was held today at the Radisson Hotel in Bandar Seri Begawan. 

  
12/2/2019 9:49 PM

PUSDIKIF CAMP, BANDUNG, Tuesday, 26 November 2019 – The closing ceremony of the 29th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM) took place at the Shooting Range, Pusdikif Camp, Bandung. The AARM was held simultaneously with the 20th ASEAN Chief of Army Multilateral Meeting (ACAMM) and the 9th ASEAN Sergeant Majors Annual Meeting (ASMAM).

  
11/26/2019 2:38 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 25 November 2019 – As a token of appreciation, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence hosted a lunch event to celebrate the success of the Ministry of Defence Football team at the Piala Keputeraan Football Tournament 2019 where the finals were held on 11 November 2019. 

  
11/26/2019 9:31 AM

BERAKAS GARISON, Sunday, 24 November 2019 – Lela Pahlawan Golf Championship 2019 was held at RBAF Golf Club, Berakas Garrison from 23 until 24 November 2019. The championship was open to participation from RBAF Golf Club members and special guests consisted of former Deputy Ministers of Defence and former RBAF Commanders

  
11/24/2019 7:46 PM

KUALA BELAIT, Sunday, 24 November 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) ships sailed to Belait District for a goodwill visit that took place from 21 to 25 November 2019. The RBN ships, which were the Fast Patrol Boat, KDB SYAFAAT and Fast Interceptor Boat, KDB MUSTAED berthed at the Maritime and Port Authority Brunei Darussalam (MPABD), Kuala Belait during the visit.

  
11/23/2019 9:45 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 22 November 2019 – RBAF Training Institute emerged as the champion of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Female Inter-Service Netball Tournament 2019 that took place at the New Gymnasium and Multi-Purpose Hall, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
11/21/2019 10:44 PM

GADONG, Thursday, 21 November 2019 – The Bangladesh High Commission in Brunei Darussalam hosted a reception to celebrate the 49th Anniversary of Bangladesh Armed Forces Day at the Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong.

  
11/19/2019 8:33 PM

BANGKOK, THAILAND, Tuesday, 19 November 2019 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) attended the Defense and Security 2019 which was held from 18 to 21 November 2019 in IMPACT Exhibition & Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand. Accompanying the Commander of RBAF was the Director of Force Capability Development, Ministry of Defence.

  
11/18/2019 10:08 PM

BANGKOK, THAILAND, Monday 18 November 2019 – The 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) concluded successfully in Bangkok this afternoon at the Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel marking the end of Thailand’s chairmanship of the ADMM this year.

  
11/17/2019 7:50 PM

TUNGKU BEACH, Sunday, 17 November 2019 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Alpha Challenge 2019 was held this morning with more than 2,400 participants in various categories. 

  
11/17/2019 8:05 PM

BANGKOK, THAILAND, Sunday 17 November 2019 – The momentum of meetings under the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Process continues this month with the convening of the ADMM Retreat and three separate defence ministers’ informal meetings with the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the United States of America. These meetings were all held at the Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel, Thailand.

  
11/19/2019 3:18 PM

MANILA, Friday, 15 November 2019 – Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Khairul Hamed bin Awang Haji Lampoh, Commander of Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) made an introductory visit to the Republic of the Philippines from 12 to 15 November 2019.

  
11/15/2019 7:30 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday 15 November 2019 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Football League 2019 Champion’s Match between the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) team against the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) team was held this afternoon at the Bolkiah Garrison Mini Stadium.

  
11/15/2019 2:07 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 15 November 2019 – A total of 5 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers received the OBOE Endeavour Award at the Defence Academy today. 

  
11/15/2019 2:14 PM

GADONG, Thursday, 14 November 2019 – The 6th Brunei-Indonesia Joint Operations and Exercise Sub-Committee (6th BRUNESIA JOESC) Meeting between the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) was held today at the Rizqun Hotel, Gadong.

  
11/14/2019 3:00 PM

SINGAPORE, Thursday, 14 November 2019 – Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commandant of Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) is currently attending the 23rd ASEAN Regional Forum Heads of Defence Universities, Colleges and Institutions Meeting, 2019 (ARF HDUCIM). The meeting is held from 11 to 14 November 2019 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Republic of Singapore.

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